Art TrendsMayfair Art Weekend Rescheduled as Royal Academy Cancels Cézanne

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Mayfair Art Weekend, originally scheduled for 26th-28th June, has been rescheduled in light of the continuing coronavirus lockdown.

A statement from the organisers reads: “After careful consideration and in light of ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns, we have made the decision to postpone Mayfair Art Weekend to the autumn.

“Mayfair Art Weekend will now take place on Friday 25th, Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th September 2020 where we look forward to welcoming you back to the extensive range of art exhibitions Mayfair has to offer.

“Like many galleries and art institutions across the world, the galleries of Mayfair are working harder than ever to bring art to us at home through digital means. As ever, we want to share the best of Art in Mayfair so stay tuned for our favourite virtual exhibitions, podcasts, online film screenings and more via our monthly newsletter, social media channels and our What’s On page.

“We look forward to seeing you in September.”

Meanwhile the Royal Academy of Arts has cancelled its Angelica Kauffman and Paul Cézanne exhibitions. While the Academy is currently closed, it has published a provisional revised exhibition schedule dependent on the as yet unknown reopening date.

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– Léon Spilliaert will now continue to mid-September.
– Gauguin and the Impressionists: Masterpieces from the Ordrupgaard Collection will open, running until mid-October.
– Summer Exhibition 2020 will now open in the autumn, with a planned start in October.
– Tracey Emin/Edvard Munch: The Loneliness of the Soul will open as previously planned in early November.
– The highly anticipated Marina Abramović exhibition will be postponed until autumn 2021.
– Rita Angus: New Zealand Modernist will be postponed until 2021.
– Angelica Kauffman and Cezanne: The Rock and Quarry Paintings have been cancelled.

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