Curators' Gallery Talk
No New Thing Under the Sun: Themes of Human Vanity and Transience
2 November 2010
In The Tennant Gallery, one of the John Madejski Fine Rooms
Seb Patane, 'Mdlle. Adeline Genée' (detail), 2006. Ink on printed paper. © the artist. Image courtesy Maureen Paley, London. Collection of Hubert Zandberg, London. An introduction to 'No New Thing Under the Sun' by exhibition curator Gabriel Coxhead.
3.30pm; all welcome; no booking necessary.
'No New Thing Under the Sun'
brings together selected historical pieces from the Royal Academy Collection with works by contemporary artists. Around 50 works spanning the last 500 years are featured.
The Tennant Gallery is one of the
John Madejski Fine Rooms
The rest of this suite of magnificently-restored 18th-century rooms can be visited on free tours.
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