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

Summer Show 5 [1972]

Serpentine South Gallery 29 Jul — 20 Aug 1972

The Serpentine's fifth show in summer 1972 presented one artist in each of the five gallery spaces, and one artist on the grounds outside.

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Summer Show 4 [1972]

Summer Show 4 [1972]

Serpentine South Gallery 1–23 Jul 1972

This was the fourth summer exhibition staged by the Serpentine Gallery in 1972.

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Festival at the Serpentine: Kinetics, spectator and participatory events

27 May — 25 Jun 1972

The 1972 Festival at the Serpentine featured a varied programme of artworks, performances, projects and events.

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Summer Show 2 [1972]

29 Apr — 21 May 1972

This was the second of the Serpentine Gallery's exhibition slots for the summer season of 1972.

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Summer Show 7 [1971]: Rodin, Matisse and Braque can be seen at the Tate

25 Sep — 17 Oct 1971

Ann Gattward, Barry Herbert, and other artists presented work in the seventh edition of the Serpentine's Summer Show for 1971.

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Summer Show 6 [1971]: Old masters were young once

28 Aug — 19 Sep 1971

Artists in their prime were featured in the Serpentine's sixth exhibition during the summer 1971 programme.

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Summer Show 5 [1971]: Cézanne is the father of modern painting

31 Jul — 22 Aug 1971

The Serpentine's fifth exhibition in the summer of 1971 showcased artists influenced by Cézanne, the father of modern painting.

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Summer Show 4 [1971]: Van Gogh had been dead 10 years before he achieved recognition

3–25 Jul 1971

The fourth show of the Serpentine's summer 1971 programme heralded the talent of exciting contemporary artists.

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Summer Show 2 [1971]: The History of Art: 5 More Chapters

8–31 May 1971

The second show during the summer of 1971 showcased young contemporary artists and lighthearted titles.

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