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The Retirement Show at Olympia

The second Retirement Show in London will take place on Friday 18th and Saturday 19th July at London Olympia's Grand Hall. Around 8000 visitors are expected over two days, at the world's largest event for those who are retired, semi-retired or who aspire to retire.

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The Royal Academy's Summer Exhibition

Now in its 240th year, the Royal Academy's Summer Exhibition 2008 continues the tradition of displaying a wide range of recent work by both established and emerging artists in all media including painting, printmaking, photography, sculpture and architecture. This year's coordinators, Royal Academicians Gordon Benson, Tony Cragg and Humphrey...

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ERNIE at The Science Museum

For those that remember, this is not referring to the 'fastest milkman in the West' but instead to Britain's best-loved 'computer', which is to go on permanent display at the Science Museum. ERNIE 1, the first generation of the machine which randomly generates winning premium bond numbers, took its place in the History of Computing gallery on...

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Pop Memorabilia Sale at Christie's South Kensington

To coincide with Beatles Day in Liverpool on 10th July, Christie's South Kensington is to offer some of the most exciting and iconic artefacts of Rock and Pop Memorabilia to appear on the market in many years on Thursday 10th July at 2pm.

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Turner's Pope's Villa at Twickenham at Sotheby's

Sotheby's is offering for sale 'Pope's Villa at Twickenham', a masterpiece by Britain's most celebrated artist, Joseph Mallord William Turner, R.A., (1775-1851), in its Evening Sale of Old Master Paintings in London on Wednesday, July 9th. This exceptional landscape - executed in oil - is among Turner's most important works to appear on the market...

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Frans Hals Masterpiece to be Sold at Sotheby's

On Wednesday, July 9th, Sotheby’s London will offer for sale one of the most remarkable portraits remaining in private hands by Frans Hals (c1580 – 1666), who was, with Rembrandt and Vermeer, one of the three greatest painters of the Dutch Golden Age. From the moment it was painted in the 1630s until the early 20th century (when it was in the...

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Richard Prince at The Serpentine Gallery

Richard Prince (b. 1949), one of the world's most celebrated artists and one of its greatest artistic innovators, has curated his new exhibition Richard Prince: Continuation on-site at the Serpentine Gallery, with Gallery director Julia Peyton-Jones, co-director Hans Ulrich Obrist, and exhibition curator Kathryn Rattee.

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Tony Foster - Searching For a Bigger Subject

British artist Tony Foster makes epic paintings from epic landscapes. The world's mountains, canyons, volcanoes, icebergs, swamps, rainforests, rivers and deserts are his medium. He has travelled from the Grand Canyon to Everest, Greenland to Honduras, the Maldives to Bolivia and Costa Rica to Hawaii in search of the Sublime.

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Metamorphosis: Paris, Parody and Paparazzi at Eaton Terrace Gallery

Artist Nicholas de Lacy-Brown's forthcoming exhibition Metamorphosis; Paris, Parody and Paparazzi relaunches the new, state of the art exhibition hire space at Eaton Terrace Gallery, in the heart of London’s Belgravia. Nicholas was approached to exhibit and help launch the gallery having spent the last 8 years creating a unique and multicoloured...

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Group: Focus I at FORSTER

FORSTER is presenting Group: Focus I, the first part of the summer exhibition programme. On show are new works by James Roper, Andrew McAttee, Xenz and Zebedee Helm. The upstairs gallery will showcase a collection of new paintings by Henrick Simonsen. Group: Focus I will also introduce two new artists, Carrie Reichardt and Matthew McGuinness.

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Rebecca Campbell at Jonathan Cooper Park Walk Gallery

British painter, Rebecca Campbell is exhibiting Hidden Meanings, a series of oil paintings on wood panel at Jonathan Cooper, Park Walk Gallery from 26th June. This is her 4th solo exhibition at the gallery. The exhibition consists of 32 paintings and are oil on wood panel.

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