Alfred Wallis, 'St Ives' circa 1928

Lovely though Alfred Wallis’s version of Porthmeor Square is, here’s 18 reasons to go to St Ives yourself

What’s on: Exhibitions

Tate Britain : Exhibition Lowry and the Painting of Modern Life

26 June – 20 October 2013

Tate Britain presents a major exhibition of landscapes by the much loved British painter

Tate Modern : Exhibition Ibrahim El-Salahi: A Visionary Modernist

3 July – 22 September 2013

The first Tate Modern exhibition dedicated to African Modernism traces the life and work of Ibrahim El-Salahi

Tate Modern : Exhibition Final weeks: Ellen Gallagher: AxME

1 May – 1 September 2013

Tate Modern presents the UK’s first substantial solo exhibition of the artist’s work, providing a unique opportunity to survey her career over the past 20 years

Tate Britain : Exhibition Final weeks: Patrick Caulfield

5 June – 1 September 2013

Tate Britain presents an exhibition of celebrated British painter Patrick Caulfield, known for his iconic and vibrant paintings

Tate Liverpool : Exhibition Chagall: Modern Master

8 June – 6 October 2013

This exhibition showcases more than sixty paintings and works on paper by the compelling Russian artist

Tate St Ives : Exhibition Tate St Ives Summer 2013

18 May – 29 September 2013

Eight artists respond to the histories, geography and location of St Ives

What's on: Events

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