Diary July 2016Film & Exhibitions

2016-07-01
Culture

FILM The BFG

Every child who’s ever spotted something in the darkness as they try to sleep suspects there are monsters out there. For Sophie, her fears are confirmed when a vast hand reaches through her window one night and takes her away to the land of the giants. Roald Dahl’s tale has enthralled children for over 30 years, and now it’s been adapted for the big screen by Stephen Spielberg. After winning an Oscar for his part in Spielberg’s Bridge of Spies, Mark Rylance takes the title role (with a little help from the special-effects department). Opens on 22nd July in the UK

EXHIBITION

KATE MALONE AT WADDESDON

Waddesdon Manor in Buchinghamshire is playing host to the ceramic creations of Kate Malone, who says, ‘I aim to capture the essence of Waddesdon through a host of artworks that represent the land, farmers, builders, gardeners and people who have worked and lived there.’ Until October 23;

PAINTERS’PAINTINGS: FROM FREUD TO VAN DYCK

Throughout history, artists have collected the work of their fellow painters. These paintings are given added cachet by virtue of their famous owners – included are Van Dyck’s Titian, Reynolds’ Rembrandt, Matisse’s Degas and Lucian Freud’s Corot. Until September 4;

ABSTRACTING FROM NATURE

This month, Mayfair gallery Connaught Brown will exhibit some of the best-known abstract artists of the century. The show focuses on the natural forms that developed in contemporary European abstraction and features work by the likes of Jean Arp, Barbara Hepworth and Wassily Kandinsky. Until July 2;

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