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Summer Show 7 [1971]: Rodin, Matisse and Braque can be seen at the Tate

25 Sep 1971 to 17 Oct 1971

This seventh edition of the Serpentine's Summer Show for 1971 (also referred to at the time as 'the seventh exhibition') came with the title: Rodin, Matisse and Braque can be seen at the Tate: Michael Brick, Ann Gattward, Barry Herbert, Andrew Lanyon, John Murphy, George Percy can be seen at the Serpentine – for the time being

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Summer Show 6 [1971]: Old masters were young once

28 Aug 1971 to 19 Sep 1971

Following the exhibition title Old masters were young once was the strap line: John Benton-Harris – age 31, Jon Bird – age 25, George Hostler – age 31, Tony Ingram – age 28, Roy Naylor – age 23, Chris Orr – age 27, Gerard Wilson – age 27, Robert Tagg – age 27

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Summer Show 5 [1971]: Cézanne is the father of modern painting

31 Jul 1971 to 22 Aug 1971

For the fifth exhibition at the Serpentine in the summer of 1971 was an exhibition entitled Cézanne is the father of modern painting: Graham Clucas, Maurice Cockrill, Gareth Jones, John Knox, John McLean, Jan Suckling, a few of his children

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Summer Show 4 [1971]: Van Gogh had been dead 10 years before he achieved recognition

3 Jul 1971 to 25 Jul 1971

The fourth show of the Serpentine's summer programme carried the extended title Van Gogh had been dead 10 years before he achieved recognition: Peter Cartwright, Colin Finn, Ann Gattward, Michael North, David Shepherd might just make it sooner.

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Summer Show 3 [1971]: Impressionism, Cubism, Expressionism, Constructivism: Optimism

5 Jun 1971 to 26 Jun 1971

This was the third exhibition in the Serpentine Gallery's summer programme for 1971.

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Summer Show 2 [1971]: The History of Art: 5 More Chapters

8 May 1971 to 31 May 1971

This was the second of the Serpentine Gallery's exhibitions for the summer of 1971, a series of group shows – showcasing young contemporary artists – with lighthearted titles relating to art history.

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Blow Up 71

10 Apr 1971 to 18 Apr 1971

This was a week-long outdoor exhibition of inflatables, flying sculpture, and 'art sports' that took place during the first summer show for 1971.

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Summer Show 1 [1971]: Leonardo da Vinci (1452–1519)

8 Apr 1971 to 2 May 1971

The first of the Serpentine Gallery's exhibitions for the summer programme of 1971 featured artists Fred Brookes, David Hepher, David Hurn, Stuart Mealing, Nick Wyndham

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Post-diploma work from Chelsea, Manchester and Birmingham

2 May 1970 to 24 May 1970

The first exhibition to open at The Serpentine Gallery showed sculpture and paintings from post-diploma students from Chelsea, Birmingham and Manchester schools of art.

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John Dee, John Howlin, David Inshaw, Barry Martin

30 May 1970 to 21 Jun 1970

The second exhibition at the Serpentine Gallery presented the work of four young British artists.

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