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.

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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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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French Art: An English Selection

Serpentine Gallery 7 Apr — 6 May 1979

This exhibition sought to increase British awareness of contemporary art practices in France of the time.

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Allen Jones: Retrospective of Paintings 1957-78

Allen Jones: Retrospective of Paintings 1957-78

Serpentine Gallery 11 May — 8 Jun 1979

This was the first major retrospective of British artist Allen Jones’ work, and focused on his paintings.

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Summer Show 1 [1979]

Serpentine Gallery 16 Jun — 15 Jul 1979

This was the first of three instalments of the Serpentine's open-submission summer show for 1979.

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Summer Show 2 [1979]

Serpentine Gallery 21 Jul — 19 Aug 1979

This was the second instalment of the Serpentine's 1979 open-submission summer show.

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Summer Show 3 [1979]

Serpentine Gallery 23 Aug — 23 Sep 1979

This was the third instalment of the Serpentine's annual open-submission summer exhibition for 1979.

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John Hoyland: Paintings 1967–79

Serpentine Gallery 29 Sep — 28 Oct 1979

An exhibition of the work of John Hoyland, illustrating his strengths in colourful, abstract, and often minimal, painting.

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