September 2021 – Southampton City Art Gallery

News Archice September 2021

Students from the University of Southampton to stage 2022 portraiture exhibition

29 Sep 2021

From next week Southampton City Art Gallery will be hosting a group of undergraduate history students from the University of Southampton on a course entitled British Portraiture: Curating the Self, 1600-Present. The students will study the last 300 years of portraiture through the works in the city’s collection. The works they look at will form an exhibition on a theme of their choosing opening... Read More »

New Acquisitions 2011-2021 exhibition at City Art Gallery

18 Sep 2021

From 24 September, Southampton City Art Gallery will stage New Acquisitions 2011-21: Narrative, Figure and Place, an exhibition looking at three prominent themes in the last ten years of the gallery’s collecting.2021 marks a decade since the centenary of our founding bequest, made by Councillor Robert Chipperfield in 1911. The show follows Creating a National Collection, a celebration of... Read More »

A Complete Portrait of Arthur Jeffress opens 24 September

16 Sep 2021

This fascinating exhibition tells the story of Arthur's Jeffress' complex and colourful life, 60 years after his death, alongside a large selection of paintings from this significant bequest to Southampton City Art Gallery. Opening 24 September 2021 – 22 January 2022.Arthur Tilden Jeffress (1905–61) was an art collector and dealer who lived lavishly in beautifully decorated homes in... Read More »

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