Thresholds


An Exhibition to mark the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the British  Council in Malta. Artist Paula Rego selects art works from the British Council Collection for this Whitechapel Callery exhibition. The artist has delved deep into the Collection to curate an exhibtion of over 50 works dating from start of the 20th Century, most of which are on paper – prints, drawings and photographs. Beginning with the work of Sickert and his unvarnished depicttions of bedroom encounters in north London, the exhibition includes nudes by Gwen John and Wyndham Lewis, rarely seen early photographs by Cecil Beaton, scurrilous watercolours by Edward Burra, Graham Sutherland’s wartime gouaches of tin mining in Cornwall and Lucian Freud’s etchings of young girls.

Venue: St James Cavalier Centre for Creativity, Valleta