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The best art exhibitions in the UK this March 2021

David Hockney returns to the Royal Academy, and Bhangra Lexicon at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park

By Emma Crichton-Miller  

David Hockney "No. 125", 19th March 2020 iPad painting © David Hockney

Dürer’s Journeys: Travels of a Renaissance Artist, National Gallery, 6th March—13th June 2021

In 1520 the renowned German Renaissance artist Albrecht Dürer visited the great city of Aachen for the coronation of the new Holy Roman Emperor Charles V. This was just one of a series of documented expeditions the Nuremberg-born artist made. He also went to the Alps and Italy in the mid-1490s; to Venice in 1505–7; and to the Low Countries in 1520–1. These journeys introduced him to artists of the Italian and Netherlandish renaissance and inspired dramatic evolutions in his own style as painter and print…

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