Exhibitions Closing Soon July 2015 Part 1

Exhibitions in London about to close in the next couple of weeks,

catch them while you can:

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Defining Beauty:
The Body in Ancient Greek Art
at The British Museum closing Sunday 5th July

For centuries the ancient Greeks experimented with ways of representing the human body. The amazing works of art in this exhibition range from abstract simplicity of prehistoric figurines to breathtaking realism in the age of Alexander the Great. These works continued to inspire artists for hundreds of years, giving form to thought and shaping our own perceptions of ourselves.

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Theaster Gates: Freedom of Assembly
at White Cube Bermondsey closing Sunday 5th July

An exhibition of new work by Theaster Gates at White Cube Bermondsey. Freedom of Assembly includes several new series of sculptures, a large-scale presentation of tar paintings and a body of work that highlights, for the first time, Gates’ long-term involvement with clay production.

FreshFaced and WildEyed 2015
at The Photographers’ Gallery closing Sunday 5th July

The Photographers’ Gallery’s annual exhibition and competition FreshFaced+WildEyed gives emerging talent the opportunity to exhibit their work at The Photographers’ Gallery. Showcasing the quality and breadth of graduate work from visual arts courses across the UK, the exhibition and relating programmes celebrate the innovative practices from a range of photographic fields.

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Ancient Lives, New Discoveries
at The British Museum closing Sunday 12th July

This exhibition looks at eight people from ancient Egypt and Sudan whose bodies have been preserved, either naturally or by deliberate embalming. Using the latest technology, the exhibition unlocks hidden secrets to build up a picture of these people’s lives in the Nile Valley over a remarkable 4,000 years – from prehistoric Egypt to Christian Sudan.

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Homes of the Homeless:
Seeking Shelter in Victorian London
at The Geffrye Museum closing Sunday 12th July

This moving exhibition tells the story of London’s homeless in the 19th century. It explores the places and spaces the urban poor inhabited, bringing them to life through paintings, photographs, objects and the personal stories of the men, women and children who sought shelter in the capital.

Come back soon to see Part 2 
for more London exhibitions closing this month!

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