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.

The Sculptures of de Kooning, with related paintings, drawings and lithographs

The Sculptures of de Kooning, with related paintings, drawings and lithographs

Serpentine Gallery 26 November 1977 — 8 January 1978

This exhibition presented de Kooning’s sculptures cast in bronze to date, with a selection of related paintings, drawings and lithographs.

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Jack Smith: The Written and the Diagrammatic, Paintings and Drawings 1965–77

Serpentine Gallery 21 Jan — 19 Feb 1978

The paintings in this exhibition dated from the previous 12 years and were what Jack Smith called “diagrams of experience or sensation.”

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Spring Show 1

Serpentine Gallery 25 Feb — 19 Mar 1978

The first of two group exhibitions for the spring of 1978, featuring six artists.

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Spring Show 2

Serpentine Gallery 25 Mar — 16 Apr 1978

This group exhibition in the spring of 1978 was curated by Stuart Brisley.

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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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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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