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Hogarth's Progress
Satirical, critical, talented - William Hogarth was one of the most original British artists of the 18th Century. The son of a poor schoolmaster made a name for himself as a portraitist and became best known for his satirical etchings. In strange and graphic tales, such as A Harlot's Progress,…
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Frames of Reference
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Sol LeWitt: 4 Decades
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Roy Lichtenstein: Reflections
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Paula Rego: Telling Tales - Painting the Female Experience
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Romance
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The premiere hour features four distinctly different artists whose works pose questions about the role of emotion, regret, fantasy and nostalgia in contemporary art. Laurie Simmons' first feature film, The Music of Regret, gave her an opportunity to bring her photography to life. Staging scenes with puppets, ventriloquist dummies and…
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