Archive

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

El Dia de Los Muertos: The Life of the Dead in Mexican Folk Art

Serpentine South Gallery 2 November 1987 — 10 January 1988

This exhibition offered an insight into The Day of the Dead, an annual celebration in Mexico.

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Barrie Cook: Four Paintings 1967–71

Serpentine South Gallery 24 Jan — 24 Feb 1988

Four large paintings, each occupying a whole wall of the Serpentine’s Central Gallery, formed this exhibition of Cook’s work.

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Fred Williams: The Pilbara Series 1979–1981

Serpentine South Gallery 24 Jan — 24 Feb 1988

CRA Ltd., invited artist Fred Williams to the Pilbara region of Western Australia, where the Hamersley iron ore mines are situated.

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Monuments to Collapse: Denis Masi

Serpentine South Gallery 5 Mar — 3 Apr 1988

This was Denis Masi’s first one-man show in London since 1979.

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Edward Middleditch

Serpentine South Gallery 9 Apr — 15 May 1988

This was a memorial exhibition of Edward Middleditch’s paintings and drawings following his death in July the previous year.

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Kevin Atherton: One Man Show

Serpentine South Gallery 24 Mar — 30 May 1988

Atherton, for his project One Man Show, conceived a complex series of collaborations, resulting in a sculpture in three parts.

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Tess Jaray

Serpentine South Gallery 21 May — 26 Jun 1988

Focussing on Tess Jaray’s paintings of the 1980s, this exhibition also included a number of drawings.

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A Bottle of Notes and Some Voyages: Sculpture by Claes Oldenburg and Large Scale Projects with Coosje van Bruggen

Serpentine South Gallery 9 Jul — 29 Aug 1988

This brought together Claes Oldenburg's sculptures and drawings, as well as the large-scale projects he collaborated on with his wife.

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Bernhard Prinz

Serpentine South Gallery 1 Sep — 9 Oct 1988

This was the first exhibition of Prinz’s work in Britain, bringing together his work from the past four years alongside new work.

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