The Serpentine’s exhibitions from 1970 to the present

Exhibition

Summer Show 3 [1974]

29 Jun 1974 to 21 Jul 1974

The Serpentine Gallery’s third and last summer show of 1974 presented mainly recent works from Anne Brodrick, Tony Carter, Paul Hempton, Judith Lear, and Alex Thomson.

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Summer Show 3 [1981]

12 Sep 1981 to 11 Oct 1981

Tony Cragg selected the final Summer Show for 1981 from an open submission.

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Summer Show 2 [1981]

8 Aug 1981 to 6 Sep 1981

Adrian Henri selected this exhibition through an open submission, viewing 6,000 slides in the process.

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Summer Show 1 [1981]

4 Jul 1981 to 2 Aug 1981

Miranda Strickland-Constable selected this summer show from an open submission.

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Mary Potter: Paintings 1922–80

23 May 1981 to 28 Jun 1981

An exhibition of oil paintings and watercolours by the English painter Mary Potter.

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Alberto Giacometti: Sculpture, painting, drawings

10 Apr 1981 to 17 May 1981

An exhibition of Alberto Giacometti’s work, including drawings and oil portraits as well as sculptures.

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Continuous Creation

28 Feb 1981 to 29 Mar 1981

Continuous Creation, an exhibition curated by Michael Compton, invited five artists to create four separate ‘environments’ in the Serpentine Gallery.

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H C Westermann/Sam Smith

12 Dec 1980 to 8 Feb 1981

A show that brought together American sculptor and printmaker H C Westermann and British sculptor and automaton-maker Sam Smith.

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Jack Bush: Paintings and Drawings 1955–76

11 Oct 1980 to 16 Nov 1980

The first major exhibition of Canadian abstract artist Jack Bush’s work since his death in 1977.

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Summer Show 3 [1980]

13 Sep 1980 to 5 Oct 1980

The works in this summer show were selected by Stephen Cox from an open submission.

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