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Future Exhibitions

 

William Blake: Apprentice and Master

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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Hiroshige's Japan: Fifty-three Stations of the Tōkaidō Road

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

Ed Paschke: Visionary from Chicago, 1968–2004

17 Jan 2015 to 5 Jul 2015

Ed Paschke: Visionary from Chicago, 1968–2004 is the third in the Ashmolean’s series of exhibitions of post-war and contemporary art presented in collaboration with the Hall Art Foundation (USA). Curated by Sir Norman Rosenthal, a selection of paintings spanning Paschke’s artistic career from 1968 to 2004 will be on view.

Gallery 2 | Admission Free | More Info

Love Bites: Caricatures by James Gillray

26 Mar 2015 to 21 Jun 2015

To mark the 200th anniversary of the death of British caricaturist James Gillray (1757–1815), the Ashmolean presents more than 60 of Gillray’s finest caricatures from the outstanding collection of New College, Oxford.

Gallery 59 | Ticketed | More Info

Great British Drawings

26 Mar 2015 to 31 Aug 2015

The collection of British drawings and watercolours in the Ashmolean is one of the largest and most important in the world. Great British Drawings shows more than one hundred works by some of the country’s greatest artists, to trace the history of drawing in Britain. Many of the drawings are shown for the first time in public.

Galleries 58, 60 & 61 | Ticketed | More Info

Drawing in Venice: Titian to Canaletto

15 Oct 2015 to 10 Jan 2016

Featuring a hundred drawings from the Uffizi, the Ashmolean, and Christ Church, Oxford, Drawing in Venice is a ground-breaking exhibition based on new research.

Galleries 58–61 | Ticketed | More Info