2 Oct 2014 to 22 Feb 2015
The autumn exhibition in the Ashmolean’s Chinese Paintings Gallery commemorates the life of Fang Zhaoling (1914–2006). Drawn from private collections, including the Fang family collection, many of the works are on display for the first time in public.
Gallery 11 | Admission Free | More Info
7 Oct 2014 to 11 Jan 2015
Visit our Modern Art Gallery this autumn to see a stunning selection of Russian artworks in the Gallery's slide-out drawers. The Ashmolean is home to an important collection of Russian art that, for conservation reasons, cannot be displayed permanently. See works by Leonid Pasternak, Konstantin Somov, Alexander Benois and Leon Bakst.
Gallery 62 | Admission Free | More Info
4 Dec 2014 to 1 Mar 2015
A major exhibition on the work of William Blake (1757–1827), printmaker, painter and revolutionary poet of the prophetic books. The exhibition also explores how Blake looked back to the master artist-printmakers at the beginnings of the Renaissance, and how he inspired and guided the young artist-printmakers who gathered around him in the last years of his life, Samuel Palmer, George Richmond and Edward Calvert.
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9 Dec 2014 to 15 Feb 2015
Utagawa Hiroshige (1797–1858) was one of the great masters of the Japanese landscape print and his most famous series was the Fifty-three Stages of the Tōkaidō Road, first published in 1833.
Gallery 29 | Admission Free | More Info