Victoriana: The Art of Revival - Exhibition at Guildhall Art Gallery

Victoriana: The Art of Revival – Exhibition at Guildhall Art Gallery

From the macabre to the quaint, the sensational to the surreal, ‘Victoriana: The Art of Revival’ is the first ever exhibition in the UK to offer a major examination of Victorian revivalism in all its forms and it’s influence across culture…

Victoriana: The Art of Revival | Guildhall Art Gallery & Roman London’s Amphitheatre, Guildhall Yard (off Gresham Street), London, EC2V 5AE | £7/5/Free for under 16s

Why you should go:

  • The Artists: Yinka Shonibare, Grayson Perry, Paula Rego, Dan Hillier, Paul St. George, Rob Ryan, Kitty Valentine and Jake and Dinos Chapman.
  • Free Film Screenings every Tuesday Afternoon: including a rare screening of the 1945 version of ‘The Picture of Dorian Gray’ and To Do List fave: ‘The Prestige’.
  • Guildhall Gothic – Spooky Afterparty on 23rd September 2013: for just £10 you can enjoy entry to the exhibition, a special bar and lounge, live performances & a strongman.
  • Multi-media show: graphic design, film, photography, ceramics, taxidermy, furniture, textiles and fine art

Find out more about the exhibition here!


Images (clockwise from top left): Tessa Farmer, ‘Swarm’ (detail) (2004); Dan Hillier, Mother (2006); Yumiko Utsu, ‘Octopus Portrait’ (2009); Rob Ryan, ‘I Remember, Nobody Remembers’ (2010); Miss Pokeno, (Allanah Curry), ‘Trophy Chair’ (2009); Chantall Powell, ‘Siren’ (2010).




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