Wanting to get out of the city? Think we’re too focused on London? Here’s some other cultural things to see and do outside of the M25
Visions of Mughal India @ Ashmolean, Oxford. On until 22 April
A unique exhibition of over 115 Indian paintings collected by Howard Hodgkin since he first began collecting at the age of 15! And did you know there’s a coach to Oxford that picks up on Baker Street? Go and tell us what you think.
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Matisse @ Pompidou, Paris. From Mar 7 – June 18
An exhibition of over 60 painting by Matisse that explores how he repeated subjects comparing pairs of his work. Read more about the exhibition here: http://bit.ly/GJpV82 and a review here: http://bloom.bg/GIMYL7
Turner and the Elements @ Turner Contemporary, Margate. On until 13 May
If the Turner Inspired – In the Light of Claude exhibition at the National Gallery (on until 5 June) isn’t enough, how about a trip to Margate for more? Read more here: http://bit.ly/GHkkxI
Made for Trade @ Pitt Rivers, Oxford. On until 27 January 2013
An exhibition the covers everything from Indian silk textiles, a solar-powered prayer wheel, Maasai jewellery, a brick made of tea, parrot feather ornaments, moccasins with red ‘Stroud’ cloth, to lustrous glass beads from Venice. The exhibition forms part of a five-year project involving ten major European ethnography museums.
Read more here: http://bit.ly/GN7M8k