The Serpentine’s exhibitions from 1970 to the present

Exhibition

Louise Bourgeois: Nature Study

18 May 1985 to 23 Jun 1985

This was the first solo exhibition by Louise Bourgeois in a public institution in Britain.

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Loose Threads

22 Aug 1998 to 20 Sep 1998

This was a wide-ranging international group exhibition featuring the work of seventeen artists from around the world, all of whom have used thread as a medium.

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Mark Wallinger

17 Jan 1987 to 22 Feb 1987

The first exhibition of the work of Mark Wallinger at the Serpentine Galleries.

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Jennifer Durrant: Paintings

14 May 1987 to 14 Jun 1987

Several large canvases and a number of related works on paper constituted this exhibition by the British painter, Jennifer Durrant.

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Günter Brus/Arnulf Rainer

25 Jul 1987 to 31 Aug 1987

In 1985 Günter Brus and Arnulf Rainer, two of Austria’s leading contemporary artists since the mid-twentieth century, worked together on a series of drawings inspired by a folio of nineteenth-century plant engravings.

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Glenys Johnson: The Ground You Walk On

17 Jan 1987 to 22 Feb 1987

This exhibition displayed Glenys Johnson’s beautiful and mysterious life-size figures derived from everyday newspaper images from South Africa.

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Eduardo Paolozzi: Sculptures from a Garden

6 Aug 1987 to 25 Oct 1987

For the first time, renowned art collector Gabrielle Keiller’s selection of Eduardo Paolozzi’s sculptures was put on public display on the Serpentine Gallery lawn.

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Diana Cumming: Paintings

4 Apr 1987 to 10 May 1987

An exhibition of Diana Cumming's early work and more recent paintings.

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David Austen: Drawings

25 Jul 1987 to 31 Aug 1987

This exhibition presented David Austen’s drawings in a variety of media, including watercolour, Indian inks and powder paint.

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