Luke Dillon-Mahon exhibition at Panter & Hall, Pall Mall, London
4 – 21 May 2021.Find out more View all Spotlights
The Sir Denis Mahon Foundation was created by Sir Denis in his lifetime. It aims to continue Sir Denis’s philanthropic work, his art historical research and his passionate promotion of young scholars. It promotes his art collection and lifelong work and studies to the general public, organises exhibitions, supports museums, and also endows two annual prizes for young scholars and artists, the Sir Denis Mahon Essay Prize and The Mahon Award, a drawing prize at The Royal Drawing School.
The Sir Denis Mahon Foundation is pleased to host Artists in Virtual Residence, presenting a selected single work of an artist every three months.
IN MEMORIAM – MARCELLO PECCHIOLI (1954 – 2021)
This month we remember a great visionary artist, critic, and scholar, with one of his most iconic works: “Alien Priest“.Find out more View previous Artists in Residence
5 October – 20 December 2020.
The exhibition spans over five millennia, exploring the concept of time and of Eternal life from Antiquity to the Modern Era. This immense period is divided into three chapters, each a chronological step forward.
30 January - 8 March 2020
Organised by Flat Time House in partnership with the Sir Denis Mahon Foundation, and curated by Chris McCabe and Magnus Rena, the exhibition gave a unique opportunity to view Blake’s work in the domestic environment of John Latham’s home.
13 November 2019
The Sir Denis Mahon Foundation was delighted to support The Bowes Museum on the occasion of their exhibition, The Power and the Virtue : Guido Reni’s Death of Lucretia (26 October 2019 – 20 January 2020), which highlights the theme of female beauty in Reni’s painting, particularly the depiction of devotional and legendary heroines such as Cleopatra, Saint Catherine, Saint Mary Magdalene, and specifically the suicide of Lucretia Romana.
28 June - 14 July 2019
Through the work of several artists, the exhibition suggests that visionary qualities are not exclusive to one period or personality, but they are enduring characteristics of artistic creativity.
11 December 2018 - 30 April 2019
They made the “visionary” into a poetic manifesto, the germ of an idea that is still relevant in the contemporary world with artists such as Geoffrey Fletcher, John Latham, Grayson Perry, or in art movements like Technomedioevo.
14 June 2018
The Sir Denis Mahon Foundation and Museum of the Order of St John hosted a study day to explore The Language and Meaning of Time in Art & Science. The study day took place following a recent exhibition.
1 March - 16 June 2018
What would the past have been like in the Middle Ages if the future had happened before?