Sir Denis Mahon Foundation

Time and Eternal Life

Hosted by: Sir Denis Mahon Foundation


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Past Exhibition Information

Dec. 3, 2020 - Dec. 20, 2020

Gallery 1 & Gallery 11


Sir Denis Mahon Foundation

Spanning two galleries and five millennia, this exhibition explores the concept of time and eternal life from Antiquity to the Modern Era.

This immense period is divided into three chapters, each a
chronological step forward. Featured artists include Alberto
Burri, John Latham and Emily Young. 


Emily Young
Contemplative Head, 2017
Spanish alabaster

Emily Young
Wind Head, 2013-2019
Bronze, with tones of brown and green patination,
signed and numbered 1/9
68 cm
Edition of 9

Alberto Burri
C R E T T I : F, 1971
Etching and aquatint with embossing on Fabriano card
65.9 x 95 cm

Cineraria urn, Roman Imperial Age
41 (with lid) x 33 x 27 cm

Family Group, Old Kingdom, Dynasty IV, 2640-2520 BC
limestone with traces of polychromy
51 x 27.5 x 20 cm

Bust of Julius Caesar (death mask?)
51 x 25 x 23 cm

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The curatorial premise of Time and Eternal Life is a fitting one, acting as a tantalizing induction to the breadth of art that will live through Cromwell Place, drawing on a number of leading scholars for collaboration.

Preston Benson
Managing Director, Cromwell Place

About the Hosts

Sir Denis Mahon Foundation

Sir Denis Mahon Foundation

The Foundation promotes Sir Denis Mahon's art collection and lifelong work to the public, organises exhibitions, supports museums, and endows two annual prizes for young scholars and artists; the Sir Denis Mahon Essay Prize, and The Mahon Award at The Royal Drawing School. At Cromwell Place, The Sir Denis Mahon Foundation continues their collaborative programming with exhibiting partners.

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