DARWIN (OR) BUST
Date: 12th February - 2nd April | Time: 1-5pm | Location: Grant Museum of Zoology, Rockefeller Building, University College London, University Street, WC1E 6DE and Darwin Building, Gower Street, WC1E 6BT | Price: Free | Age group: All |
A bust of the legendary biologist Charles Darwin was relocated from UCL’s Darwin Building when the Grant Museum of Zoology moved to a new home across the street. An exciting project was launched to create a new Darwin for the Darwin Building. This unusual exhibition – taking place in both locations - is the result.
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A FUSION OF WORLDS: ANCIENT EGYPT, AFRICAN ART AND IDENTITY IN MODERNIST BRITAIN EXHIBITION
Date: 11 March - 24 May | Time: 1-5pm Tues to Sat | Location: Petrie Museum | Price: Free | Age group: Any |
An exploration of the ways in which modernist artists – Jacob Epstein, Edna Manley and Ronald Moody – have been inspired by Ancient Egypt. The exhibition places these artists’ reworking of Egyptian art in context of their political, spiritual and gendered expressions of identity. Drawing on the influence of the Harlem Renaissance and ‘discovering’ African Art, this display repositions the work of artists, such as Jamaican born Ronald Moody, in the public memory.
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