John Piper, Construction 1934, 1967 Tate. Purchased 1968 © The Piper Estate
Coming Soon Tate Liverpool Exhibition

John Piper

17 November 2017 – 18 March 2018

Free entry for Members

John Piper, Construction 1934, 1967 Tate. Purchased 1968 © The Piper Estate

See a major exhibition of the great British artist, John Piper (1903–1992)

Working across a diverse range of artistic fields, Piper is known for quintessential British landscapes, stained-glass windows and works of abstraction. For the first time, this exhibition highlights the artist’s pivotal role in the development of modern art in Britain, by placing him alongside the likes of Alexander Calder and Pablo Picasso, among others. 

Piper has a significant connection to the North West, and Liverpool in particular, designing the magnificent glass windows on the Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral. He also wrote travel articles, designed fabrics and theatre sets, and collaborated with poets and choreographers. 

Displaying more than 40 paintings and collages, discover Piper’s overlooked contribution to British modern art. 

John Piper, 'Beach with Starfish' c.1933–4
John Piper
Beach with Starfish c.1933–4
© The Piper Estate
John Piper, 'Abstract I' 1935
John Piper
Abstract I 1935
© Tate

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17 November 2017 – 18 March 2018


£10 FREE for Members

Adult £10 (with donation £11)
Concession £8 (with donation £8.80)
Student £6 

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Under 12s go free (up to four under 12s per parent or guardian)

Ticket includes entry into Surrealism in Egypt 

Free for LJMU, Liverpool Hope, University of Liverpool and Edge Hill students and staff. Please bring I.D.