PREVIEW: Hogarth: Place and Progress, Sir John Soane’s Museum

The museum will explore William Hogarth’s views on morality, the society and the city. On display from the 9th October, Sir John Soane’s Museum will reunite William Hogarth’s surviving painted series to explore how the artist was able to see through social conventions to reveal the immorality and vice that he saw in all classes of… Read More

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PREVIEW: The Return of the Past: Postmodernism in British Architecture, Sir John Soane’s Museum

It has been announced that Sir John Soane’s Museum will present an exhibition exploring post modernist British architecture from the 16th May.  On display from the 16th May, The Return of the Past: Postmodernism in British Architecture will concentrate specifically at its early ‘radical moment’ during the late 1970s and early 1980s, showcasing a selection of… Read More

PREVIEW: The Cloud-Capped Towers @Sir John Soane’s Museum

This new exhibition to coincide with the 400th Anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death will look at the influence of the playwright on the life and work of sir John Soane.  Opening on the 21st April, the exhibition will focus on Soane’s extensive Shakespeare collection – such as his ownership of the first four Folios of Shakespeare’s… Read More

PREVIEW: Sarah Lucas: Power in Woman @Sir John Soane’s Museum

Running at the museum from the 10th March to the 21st May, the exhibition will feature sculptures created by British artist Sarah Lucas.  All of the sculptures on display will be shown in the North Drawing Room, each depicting a female figure in cast plaster. The works were originally seen as part of Lucas’s commission… Read More

PREVIEW: Charlotte Bronte @ The Soane

To celebrate the 200th anniversary since the birth of Charlotte Bronte, Sir John Soane’s Museum will mark the occasion with a special exhibition, celebrating the author’s life.  The exhibition will feature a number of treasures, including sketches of the Bronte sisters that were recently discovered drawn by their sister Anne and going on public display… Read More