Maggi Hambling: Paintings, Drawings and Watercolours

Serpentine Gallery 17 Oct — 22 Nov 1987 Free

This exhibition concentrated on Maggi Hambling’s work over the previous three years.

This exhibition including paintings by Hambling of London streets, middle-Eastern war zones and Spanish bull rings. Alongside the paintings were a series of watercolours and oils expressing her response to July sunrises over the Orwell estuary.

The Serpentine Gallery’s exhibition was the first substantial one-person show to reveal the full range of her subject matter, and was the first exhibition under the aegis of the new Serpentine Gallery Trust.

The accompanying publication featured text by Marina Warner.


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