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From the architecture pavilion and digital commissions to the ideas marathon and the general ecology programme, explore 50 years of artists, projects and exhibitions.

Drawings of People

Serpentine Gallery 20 December 1975 — 18 January 1976

An exhibition presenting English portraiture at the time revealed how contemporary artists were approaching drawing.

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Lives: An exhibition of artists whose work is based on other people’s lives

Serpentine Gallery 29 December 1979 — 1 February 1980

An exhibition of a wide range of work by artists whose subject matter explored the lives of other people, selected by Derek Boshier.

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Recalling the Fifties: British painting and sculpture 1950–60

Serpentine Gallery 2 Feb — 3 Mar 1985

An overview of British painting and sculpture from the 1950s, from Auerbach and Bacon, to Frink and Hepworth, Paolozzi and Sutherland.

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