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

From Barrie Bates to Billy Apple: 1960–74

Serpentine Gallery 6–28 Apr 1974

This was 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

Serpentine Gallery 1–31 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

Serpentine Gallery 10 Nov — 9 Dec 1973

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

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William Tucker: Sculpture 1970-73

William Tucker: Sculpture 1970-73

Serpentine Gallery 6–28 Oct 1973

This exhibition featured a collection of William Tucker’s sculptures from 1970 to the year of the exhibition, 1973.

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Serpentine Graphics 73

Serpentine Gallery 8–30 Sep 1973

The final exhibition in the summertime series of 1973 consisted of a selection of works by 26 young artists.

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Serpentine Photography 73

Serpentine Gallery 28 Jul — 19 Aug 1973

Photography was the focus for this, the third exhibition in the Serpentine's summertime series for 1973.

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Serpentine Painting 73

Serpentine Gallery 30 Jun — 22 Jul 1973

The second exhibition in the Serpentine Gallery summertime series for 1973 presented work by artists under 35 years of age.

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Serpentine Sculpture 73

Serpentine Gallery 2–24 Jun 1973

This exhibition was the first of the Serpentine's summer shows for 1973 and was devoted to sculpture.

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Welfare State

Serpentine Gallery 19–28 May 1973

Welfare State had been due to perform Beauty and the Beast in 1973 but had to change their plans.

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