16 EXHIBITIONS his style and ways of working, embracing new technologies as he goes, this exhibition shows how the roots of each new direction lay in the work that came before. tate.org.uk
Gillian Wearing and Claude Cahun: Behind the Mask, Another Mask National Portrait Gallery, London 9 March – 29 May
Gurnards Head Coast, Oil on canvas, 140 x 120 cm
Paul Lewin: Coast and Cliff Webbs Fine Art Gallery, Battersea, SW11 6SA 18 March - 09 April 2017 This March, Webbs Fine Art Gallery will exhibit works by respected en plein air artist Paul Lewin, in this new show ‘Coast and Cliff’. The artist specialises in depicting remote outcrops of the British Isles, often selecting Natural Trust protected areas as well as those of outstanding natural beauty. On the 18th March the artist will be visiting the gallery to sign copies of his new book ‘Zawn’, which features his latest works.
David Hockney Tate Britain, London Until 29 May This exhibition gathers together an extensive selection of David Hockney’s most famous works celebrating his achievements in painting, drawing, print, photography and video across six decades. As he continues to change
This exhibition brings together for the first time the work of French artist Claude Cahun and British contemporary artist Gillian Wearing. Although they were born almost seventy years apart and came from different backgrounds, remarkable parallels can be drawn between the two artists. Both of them share a fascination with the self-portrait and use the self-image, through the medium of photography, to explore themes around identity and gender, which is often played out through masquerade and performance. npg.org.uk
The American Dream: Pop to the Present British Museum, London 9 March – 18 June Starting with the explosion of pop art in the 1960s, this exhibition presents the Museum’s outstanding collection of modern and contemporary American prints for the first time. Tracing the last 60 dynamic and turbulent years of US history, included are works by the most celebrated American artists including Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns and Robert Rauschenberg. britishmuseum.org
The smallest of artworks can have the biggest impact, and in this issue we’ve featured a group of artists who are proving that bigger isn’t...