Archive

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

Saul Steinberg

Serpentine Gallery 17 Jan — 25 Feb 1979

The Serpentine Gallery held the first retrospective of Saul Steinberg’s work in Britain.

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Barry Flanagan: Sculpture 1965-78

Barry Flanagan: Sculpture 1965-78

Serpentine Gallery 25 November 1978 — 7 January 1979

This was a survey of Barry Flanagan’s three-dimensional work including his most recent sculpture in stone, steel, and cloth.

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Scale for Sculpture

Serpentine Gallery 21 Oct — 19 Nov 1978

This exhibition was advertised with the tag line: 'Materials, reality, poetry, metrication, Morris dancing and the like…'

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Henry Moore at the Serpentine: 80th birthday exhibition of recent carvings and bronzes

Henry Moore at the Serpentine: 80th birthday exhibition of recent carvings and bronzes

Serpentine Gallery 1 Jul — 8 Oct 1978

This was the first predominantly open-air exhibition in London of Henry Moore’s sculptures.

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Jeffery Camp: Paintings of Night and Day

Serpentine Gallery 20 May — 11 Jun 1978

An exhibition of paintings by Camp, reflecting his interest in hang gliding and his exploration of the coastline both by day and night.

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Bryan Kneale: Sculpture, Work in Progress

Serpentine Gallery 25 May — 11 Jun 1978

This was Bryan Kneale’s first one-man exhibition in a public gallery since his retrospective at the Whitechapel in 1966.

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Open Photography 1978: Midland Group Nottingham

Serpentine Gallery 20 May — 11 Jun 1978

An exhibition of 146 photographs organised by The Midland Group and curated by R. B. Kitaj and John Szarkowski.

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Serpentine Gallery: Weekend Music and Dance Events

Serpentine Gallery 27 May — 11 Jun 1978

A series of performances, including Mike Westbrook’s Brass Band, the Cycles Dance Company and The Festival Brass Consort.

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Art For Whom?

Art For Whom?

Serpentine Gallery 22 Apr — 14 May 1978

The Arts Council invited Richard Cork, editor of Studio International, to select an exhibition of current British art.

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