Exhibitions Visual Art

5 Jul: Audrey Hepburn, Barbara Hepworth, and Fighting History

By | Published on Monday 29 June 2015

Audrey Hepburn

And today’s ThisWeek-tipped, LDN-based events are…

EXHIBITION: Audrey Hepburn – Portraits Of An Icon | National Portrait Gallery | 2 Jul – 18 Oct (pictured)
This photographic exhibition illustrates the life of actress Audrey Hepburn, who died in 1993 aged 63, covering her early years as a chorus girl in London’s West End through to her philanthropic work in later life over more than 70 images. Details and tickets here.

EXHIBITION: Barbara Hepworth – Sculpture For A Modern World | Tate Britain | 24 Jun – 25 Oct
The first major Barbara Hepworth exhibition in London for almost 50 years, this retrospective features some of her most significant sculptures in wood, stone and bronze alongside rarely seen works. Details and tickets here.

EXHIBITION: Fighting History | Tate Britain | 9 Jun – 13 Sep
From Ancient Rome to recent political upheavals, Fighting History looks at how artists have transformed significant events into paintings and artworks that encourage us to reflect on our own place in history. Details and tickets here.