The beginning of April gave me a break between work contracts so I took advantage of sleeping and exhibitions.
National Gallery – Delacroix: The Rise of Modern Art ->
I started my new job and embarked on my daily 3 hour round trip commute. Oh and we had a baby squirrel in the office for a day.
Today was a hectic day checking off a bunch of exhibitions on my list
Imperial War Museum – Lee Miller: Woman’s War ->. A major exhibition of 150 photographs depicting women’s experience of the Second World War by acclaimed photographer Lee Miller.
Dulwich Picture Gallery – Nikolai Astrup: Painting Norway ->. One of the most renowned Norwegian artists, Astrup’s work transforms the rugged Norwegian landscape into a mythical, living entity.I Am Van Dyck. Van Dyck’s final self-portrait of c.1640
Victoria & Albert Museum – Undressed: Brief History of Underwear ->. This exhibition explores the intimate relationship between underwear and fashion and its role in moulding the body to a fashionable ideal, with cut, fit, fabric and decoration revealing issues of gender, sex and morality.
Kensington Palace – Fashion Rules: Restyled ->. Present new display of dress from the collections of HM The Queen, Princess Margaret and Diana, Princess of Wales.