Keiichi Tanaami in exhibits in Guangzhou

Keiichi Tanaami, 82 years old and one of postwar Japan’s leading pop artists, is hailed as a magician of visual images and known for the absurdity of the fantasy worlds constructed in his work, ranging from paintings, installations to graphic designs. An exhibition that reviews his work since the 1960s is now on at the…

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David Hockney at Tate Britain

One of the most popular and influential British artists of the twentieth century returns to Tate Britain for his most comprehensive exhibition yet. 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 approaches his 80th birthday,…

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UK City of Culture: Hull launch night draws crowd of 60,000

About 60,000 people came out in Hull to watch a fireworks display and light show to mark the start of the city’s year as UK Capital of Culture. Organisers of the event think tens of thousands more watched the spectacle from viewpoints across the north and south bank on Sunday evening. Crowds gathered in Queen…

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One Penny Black stamp

Pop Art painting of Queen Elizabeth II stamp remembering the famous “One Penny Black stamp”. The Penny Black was the world’s first adhesive postage stamp used in a public postal system. It first was issued in Great Britain on 1 May 1840, for official use from 6 May of that year. It features a profile…

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THE EY EXHIBITION: THE WORLD GOES POP

Whaaam! Pop! Kapow! This is pop art, but not as you know it. Tate Modern is ready to tell a global story of pop art, breaking new ground along the way, and revealing a different side to the artistic and cultural phenomenon. From Latin America to Asia, and from Europe to the Middle East, this…

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