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Sainsbury Centre makes debut at Royal Norfolk Show

The Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts at the University of East Anglia, Norwich will make its debut at this year’s Royal Norfolk Show. Join us at stand no. 185 President's Avenue to learn more and enjoy a series of free pop-up short talks by artists, curators, historians and art specialists throughout the two days

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Sainsbury Centre to open major Giacometti exhibition

The Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts is delighted to present an exhibition dedicated to the work of Alberto Giacometti, one of the giants of 20th century art, celebrated as a sculptor, painter and draughtsman. The exhibition commemorates thes 50th Anniversary of the artist's death and opens Saturday 23 April.

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Henri Cartier-Bresson: PARIS

The Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts presents an exhibition of photographic works by world renowned photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson, opening 23 April 2016.

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COMING SOON, ALphonse Mucha: In Quest of Beauty

Alphonse Mucha: In Quest of Beauty explores the work of the artist, around the theme of beauty – the core principle underlying his artistic philosophy. The show includes over 60 works drawn primarily from the collection of the Mucha Trust, focusing on drawings, paintings, photographs and iconic posters, such as Gismonda, Mucha’s first poster designed for the actress Sarah Bernhardt.

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Alan Macdonald - Playgrounds of the Mind: Part 1

Based in Carnoustie, Scotland, Alan has been a professional artist for 30 years and has exhibited all over the world. He spent the first 13 years of his life in Malawi, Africa exploring, creating and imagining. This he says, has shaped his free, fun-loving and often humorous approach to his work.

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REALITY Artist blog - Phil Harris

Welcome to the first in our series of blogs by artists exhibiting in REALITY: Modern and Contemporary Painting exploring their backgrounds and influences whilstproviding an insight into what life is like as an artist. We start with Phil Harris, painter of Arizona Bloom and S.P Behind a Glass Door. Here he guides us through his early years and his journey of discovery into the world of art.

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East End Gallery Development

From Monday 19 May areas in the East End Gallery will be temporarily closed to visitors as essential refurbishment works are undertaken to install new window blinds and refurbished cases.

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Lisa, Lady Sainsbury (1912 – 2014)

It is with great sadness that we have received the news of the death of our benefactor, Lisa, Lady Sainsbury. Lisa died peacefully on 6th February 2014, at the age of 101.

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