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RAMM: Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter, Devon EX4 3RX

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Saturday 12 July 2014 – Sunday 02 November 2014
Opening Hours: Tuesday - Sunday, 10:00 - 17:00

Featuring some of the most significant figures in British art from the past sixty years, including David Bomberg, Edward Burra, Prunella Clough, Terry Frost, Patrick Heron, Roger Hilton, Peter Lanyon, Richard Long, Rachel Lowe, George Shaw and Clare Woods. Comprising a core group of 20th century paintings from RAMM's collection, most artworks come to Exeter from the Arts Council Collection, Southbank Centre, the national loan collection of modern and contemporary British art.

Key pieces include 'Soaring Flight' (1960) by Lanyon and 'Daddy Witch' (2008) by Woods. Bomberg's 'Self Portrait' (1937), one of the earliest works in the Arts Council Collection and 'Trendrine, Cornwall' (1947) will hang alongside RAMM's own 'Bideford, Devon' (1946) for the first time. In other media, the exhibition includes 'Fourteen Stones' (1977) by Long, Rachel Lowe's video 'A Letter to an Unknown Person No.5' (1998) and photography by Keith Arnatt and Jem Southam. Curated by RAMM in collaboration with the Arts Council Collection, with loans from Plymouth City Museum & Art Gallery.

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