» Past Exhibitions
2 October - 23 December 2013
No other animal has inspired the creative mind of man as much as the horse. Evidence of this can be found in the artistic output of the numerous civilisations and cultures in which it has appeared since prehistoric times. Stone Age cave drawings, Iron Age hill figures, Assyrian reliefs, Greek bronzes, and Chinese terracotta statues contribute visually to our understanding of the relationship between man and horse.
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In May 2013 the National Gallery in London staged the first major exhibition of works by the Umbrian artist Federico Barocci (c. 1533 - 1612): Federico Barocci - Brilliance and Grace . To tie in with this seminal London exhibition, Christ Church Picture Gallery exhibited five drawings by Federico Barocci from its own collection.
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28th October - 17th December 2012
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13th June - 15th October 2012
This exhibition celebrated the human body as seen by Renaissance and Baroque artists and celebrated Olympic ideals. With over 30 drawings from Christ Church permanent collection, it demonstrated how artists explore the physical beauty of the human form.
Updated: Tuesday 14th May 2013 13:42
27th June - 22nd October 2012
An exhibition to commemorate 150 years since Charles Dodgson (alias Lewis Carroll) invented and told the story of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland for the first time, at a boat party and picnic on the river Thames.
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27th May - 24th June 2012
This exhibition showed rarely-seen works by the Oxfordshire-based artist Peter Rhoades. His artistic interest is intensely focused on the varied forms of printmaking, a subject that he also taught and explored during his time as a lecturer at the Ruskin School of Drawing, the University of Oxford's faculty of fine art.
Updated: Wednesday 17th October 2012 14:21