The Serpentine’s exhibitions from 1970 to the present

Exhibition

Summer Show 2 [1980]

16 Aug 1980 to 7 Sep 1980

Tony Carter was invited to select the works for this exhibition from an open submission.

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Summer Show 1 [1980]

19 Jul 1980 to 10 Aug 1980

Kick-starting another season of the Serpentine's popular open-submission summer shows, Alan Miller was invited to select the first of this year's three editions.

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Patrick George: Paintings and Drawings 1937–80

14 Jun 1980 to 14 Jul 1980

The Serpentine Gallery presented Patrick George's second substantial exhibition devoted to his paintings and drawings.

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David Smith: The Drawings

3 May 1980 to 8 Jun 1980

Organised by the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, this was the first major retrospective of David Smith’s drawings.

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Art Into Landscape III

29 Mar 1980 to 27 Apr 1980

This was an exhibition of prize-winning and selected proposals to improve under-used public spaces in England, Scotland and Wales.

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Paul Neagu: Nine Catalytic Stations

4 Apr 1987 to 10 May 1987

For this exhibition, celebrated British-Romanian artist Paul Neagu displayed nine major sculptural works along with related pieces from the previous seven years.

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Summer Show 1 [1974]

4 May 1974 to 28 May 1974

This first edition of the Summer Show for 1974 presented recent work by Julian Cooper, Jennifer Durrant, Mark Edwards, and Terence New.

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From Barrie Bates to Billy Apple: 1960–74

6 Apr 1974 to 28 Apr 1974

Barrie Bates's first major survey show, featuring work related to his metamorphosis into Billy Apple.

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Roger Hilton: Paintings and drawings 1931-73

1 Mar 1974 to 31 Mar 1974

This was a broad survey of Roger Hilton’s paintings, drawings and gouaches.

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Landscape: Paintings by Norman Adams, Adrian Berg, John Hubbard and Edward Middleditch

10 Nov 1973 to 9 Dec 1973

This exhibition brought together four artists who demonstrated a lasting attachment to landscape as a subject.

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