Monochrome: Painting in Black and White

Monochrome: Painting in Black and White


30 October 2017 – 18 February 2018

See the history of art differently in the first major exhibition to explore black and white painting – from its beginnings in the Middle Ages through to the 21st century.

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Open daily 10am–6pm (last admission 5.15pm). Friday Lates until 9pm (last admission 8.15pm).

Image above: Detail from Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres and workshop, 'Odalisque in Grisaille', about 1824-34 © The Metropolitan Museum of Art / Art Resource / Scala, Florence

Monochrome: Painting in Black and White

30 October 2017 - 18 February 2018

Location: Sainsbury Wing

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Admission is £14 on weekdays (Monday – Friday) and £16 on weekends (Saturday – Sunday)

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Black Friday weekend offer- £10 tickets available 24-26 November in gallery only. Limited availability

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