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Click to enlargeARNULF RAINER : EARLY WORKS
Nov 23, 2017 - Jan 10, 2018
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac London is pleased to present the most comprehensive and extensive show to date of Arnulf Rainer’s early work. From 23 November 2017 to 10 February 2018, the exhibition will bring together Rainer’s Red and Black Overpaintings [‹bermalungen], dating from 1953 to 1971, and Proportion Studies [Proportionsstudien] from the early and mid-1950s.
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LAND OF LADS, LAND OF LASHES
Jun 26 - Aug 11, 2018
Private view Tue Jun 26 6pm - 8pm
Land of Lads, Land of Lashes presents, for the first time in the UK, seminal sculptures and paintings of three female artists of 1960s and 1970s Minimal and Post-Minimal art who broke the artistic boundaries of the period: Rosemarie Castoro introduced surreal and sexual connotations to the cool, mathematical rigour of Minimalism; Lydia Okumura expanded the tradition of the Brazilian geometric avant-garde with her multi-dimensional abstract environments; and Wanda Czelkowska challenged artistic traditions by fusing anthropomorphic sculpture with brutalist, industrial structures. All three artists created an avant-garde inside the avant-garde, transcending the idea of one style in favour of radical experimentation.
Guest curated by Anke Kempkes, a leading expert in the field of female avant-garde art, this landmark London exhibition spanning Ropac's entire gallery marks a further turning point at which female artists pioneered new art movements and subverted the avant-garde language of the time.

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