Exhibition: Mondrian || Nicholson In parallel


16 February - 20 May 2012

Find out more about the exhibition Mondrian | Nicholson: In Parallel

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Thursdays 23 Feb, 29 March and 10 May 2012, until 21.00

Unwind after work and explore the exhibition as well as our world-famous collection.


Join us as we get into the '30s swing and recreate the decade in which Mondrian and Nicholson established a remarkable creative relationship. Enjoy live music, talks, drop-in workshops, as well as delicious food and drink in the Gallery Cafe. Find out more

Normal admission fees apply, or dress in '30s glamour for free admission from 6pm!

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Wednesday 14 March, 11 April and 9 May 2012

Join us for a curator's talk to find out about the exhibition and the creative relationship between Piet Mondrian and Ben Nicholson.

All talks are included in the price of admission.


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Fridays 24 February, 9, 23 and 30 March, 13 and 27 April, and 11 May 2012

Researchers and students from The Courtauld Institute of Art talk about different aspects of the exhibition.

All talks are included in the price of admission.

Visitors in The Courtauld Gallery

Every Sunday from 19 February - 20 May 2012

(except 8 April)

Highlights of the exhibition and other works from the collection are presented by post-graduate researchers from The Courtauld Institute of Art.

All talks are included in the price of admission.

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Thursdays 23 February, 22 March, 26 April


A unique opportunity to explore works on paper from The Courtauld's collection relating to the exhibition and the accompanying display Lines Crossed - Grids and Rhythms on Paper.

All talks are included in the price of admission.


Ben Nicholson painting

Saturday 21 April, 10.30-16.15

This Study Day provides further context to the Gallery's celebration of the artistic relationship between two great modernist artists.


Learn more about Mondrian's and Nicholson's individual artistic achievements, investigate the wider artistic culture in 1930s London and look closely at the influence each artist had on the other.

Book your place on the Mondrian | Nicholson study day




Saturday 3 March, 09.30-18.00

Mondrian, Nicholson, and 20th Century Abstraction
Exploring the issues raised by the kind of non-figurative art for which Mondrian and Nicholson stood in the thirties. Contributors include Hans Janssen (Gemeentemuseum, The Hague), Michael White (University of York), and Lee Beard, editor of the forthcoming Nicholson catalogue raisonné.

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Thursday 8 March, 17.00-18.00

Extraordinary Voices

New York 1944. Piet Mondrian and John Cage are brought to surprising proximity through friendship with Peggy Guggenheim. In Cage's centenary year, experimental works by Cage and the world première of Christopher Fox's one/ two/ three/ four piece (delete as inapplicable) are brought into dialogue with Mondrian by singers from the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, directed by James Weeks.

This music performance will take place in the gallery and is free with admission.

School class in The Courtauld Gallery

Thursday 8 March, 18.00-19.30

Join us for an exhibition talk and find out more about our education programme.

Includes a free resource pack. Booking is essential; email us at education@courtauld.ac.uk or call 020 7848 1058.











School class in The Courtauld GalleryThe Courtauld Gallery offers a wide variety of tours, workshops and self-guided resources for schools, colleges and university groups. 

For further information or to make a booking, contact education@courtauld.ac.uk or call 020 7848 1058.