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60 Years Of British Art

Riley There’s a great chance to brush up your knowledge and see some of Britain’s finest modern-era art up close at How to Improve the World – a celebration of 60 years of the Arts Council Collection at the Hayward Gallery in London.

This major exhibition features work from the Arts Council Collection, covering the years 1946 – 2006 and over 100 artists, including heavyweights such as Henry Moore, Francis Bacon, Patrick Caulfield, Barbara Hepworth, David Hockney and Bridget Riley.

There’s also a diverse programme of supporting events including an afternoon of live performance art compèred by Bob and Roberta Smith on the 7th October, a reconstruction of Gustav Metzger’s ledgendary South Bank Demonstration performed in 1961 on the 14th October, and a full talks programme including speakers such as Bridget Riley, Peter Blake, Martin Creed and Susan Hiller.

It runs from 7th September to 19th November.

Find out more at the Hayward Gallery website