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Lines of thought

Poole Museum

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Drawing from Michelangelo to now

Poole Museum is delighted to be hosting an exhibition of drawings from the British Museum, home to one of the world’s greatest graphic collections. Lines of thought: Drawing from Michelangelo to now explores the importance of drawing as one of the most effective mediums for expressing and representing an artist’s ideas. The exhibition showcases selected drawings from masters such as Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo right up to artists working in the present day. Read more.

British Museum curator Isabel Seligman introduces the exhibition here.

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Study of a Plaster Cupid

Study of a Plaster Cupid (c. 1890), Paul Cezanne. © The Trustees of the British Museum

Untitled

Untitled (2002), Julie Mehretu. © Reproduced by permission of the artist / Photo © The Trustees of the British Museum

Sketch for the winged figure of Fortune

Sketch for the winged figure of Fortune (c. 1500), Albrecht Dürer. © The Trustees of the British Museum

Study for Blaze

Study for Blaze (1962), Bridget Riley. © 2016 Bridget Riley. All rights reserved / Photo © The Trustees of the British Museum

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