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.

John Bellany: Paintings, Watercolours and Drawings 1964–86

Serpentine Gallery 29 November 1986 — 11 January 1987

A large retrospective of East Lothian painter John Bellany’s work, featuring his popular work My Father (1966).

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Stuart Brisley: Georgiana Collection

Stuart Brisley: Georgiana Collection

Serpentine Gallery 10 Jan — 15 Feb 1987

This exhibition marked the culmination of the Georgiana Collection – one of the key bodies of Stuart Brisley’s work from 1979-86.

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Mark Wallinger (1987)

17 Jan — 22 Feb 1987

The first exhibition of the work of Mark Wallinger at the Serpentine Galleries.

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Glenys Johnson: The Ground You Walk On

Serpentine Gallery 17 Jan — 22 Feb 1987

This exhibition displayed Johnson’s beautiful and mysterious life-size figures, derived from everyday newspaper images from South Africa.

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Antony Gormley: Five Works

Antony Gormley: Five Works

Serpentine Gallery 28 Feb — 29 Mar 1987

An exhibition of five works by internationally acclaimed sculptor Antony Gormley.

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On a Plate

Serpentine Gallery 3 Apr — 10 May 1987

For On a Plate, more than 60 artists were invited to paint original designs on china plates.

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Paul Neagu: Nine Catalytic Stations

Serpentine Gallery 4 Apr — 10 May 1987

Neagu displayed nine major sculptural works along with related pieces from the previous seven years.

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Diana Cumming: Paintings

Serpentine Gallery 4 Apr — 10 May 1987

An exhibition of Diana Cumming's early work and more recent paintings.

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Ken Currie

Serpentine Gallery 17 Jan — 10 May 1987

The series of oil paintings presented by Ken Currie in this exhibition tell stories of the Scottish working class in the 20th century.

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