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Past exhibitions

William Tillyer, Study for a landscape, 1973, Watercolour Courtesy of the artist. Photography: Gilmar Ribeiro, g2

Locations & Situations: The 20th Century Landscape

28 February 2007 - 11 May 2008

It includes the work of many of the finest artists of the modern era, including David Bomberg, Ivon Hitchens, Christopher Wood, Keith Vaughan, Joseph Herman, Leon Kossoff and Hughie O’Donoghue….

Nina Canell & Robin Watkins Luftkluster, 2006

The Champagne Diamond/The Brilliant Light (2005-2007)

28 February 2007 - 11 May 2008

The sound work was built with voice, sleep-machine, electric organ, prepared recordplayer, melodion, homemade theremin, neon, cardboard, upright piano, accordion, palm tree, dymax pump, electric guitar, synthesizer, drumkit, delay, bandradio,…

Based on Paper - The Marzona Collection, installed at mima 2008, Photograph: Gilmar Ribeiro, g2

Based on Paper – The Marzona Collection

29 February 2008 - 11 May 2008

Based on Paper brings together an encyclopaedic collection of western avant-garde art from the 1960s and early 1970s. Organised in partnership with the Kupferstichkabinett – Museum of Prints & Drawings,…

Installation shot, Language of Vision, 2007, photograph, Gilmar Ribeiro g2

Language of Vision

23 November 2007 - 17 February 2008

The Bauhaus ethos inspires many contemporary artists and Language of Vision showcases pieces by six artists whose work reflects their various interests in Bauhaus. Existing works are presented alongside new…

Photo: Hans Engels, Ring Housing Estate, Siemensstadt in Berlin, 1929, Architect: Fred Forbat

Angelus Novus Hans Engels

23 November 2007 - 17 February 2008

Bauhaus architecture developed in Germany in the 1920s and later in the USA, in the 1930s, with architect Walter Gropius as its founding father. In 2001, Hans Engels documented all…

Photo: Lucia Moholy, Paul Klee in his atelier at his Masters House in Dessau, 1927. Bauhaus-Archiv Berlin.

Bauhaus Reviewed 1919-1933 & Film -Laszlo Moholy-Nagy

23 November 2007 - 17 February 2008

Bauhaus Reviewed 1919-1933 mima: sound space, third floor, roof terrace. A unique selection of recordings from the early 20th century goes deep into the myths surrounding the Bauhaus school and…

Lyonel Feininger, Kathedrale Cathedral, 1919, Bauhaus-Archiv Berlin, Photo: Atelier Schneider, Wilhelm Wagenfeld Design

Bauhaus 1919-1933

23 November 2007 - 17 February 2008

Bauhaus 1919-1933 highlights a change in art and design history brought about by the most important school of art, architecture and design of the 20th century. The legacy of Bauhaus…

Edmund de Waal

Edmund de Waal at mima

10 August 2007 - 11 November 2007

Edmund de Waal at mima is the most sustained exploration of the artist’s work to date. Stemming from an interest in the relationship between ceramics and architecture, de Waal’s work…

(c) Gijs Bakker

Contemporary Jewellery from mima’s collection

12 August 2007 - 11 November 2007

This exhibition presents pieces drawn from mima’s pre-eminent collection of contemporary jewellery. The collection charts jewellery design from the inception of the New Jewellery Movement of the 1960’s to the…

Barbara Hepworth

Modern British Sculpture from the Arts Council Collection 1913-1966

10 August 2007 - 11 November 2007

Featuring work by some of the most influential sculptors of the early 20th Century, the exhibition demonstrates changes in sculptural practice through the inter-war years to the post-war period. Artists…

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