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A fresh mix of artists of complimentary styles returns for the fifth showing in Monmouth from sculpture, to fresco, wood engraving (don’t miss the browsers!) to small, evocative landscapes and abstracted forms.
Drawings on the glass walls that enclose the theatre by G Sian titled Sanskriti Graffiti
London-based painter Matthew Krishanu received an a-n Critical Writing Bursary to review the John Moores Painting Prize show in Liverpool.
As the most recognised painting prize in the UK since its inception in 1957, the John Moores Painting Prize acts as a review of contemporary painting, presenting a survey of dominant themes explored by the medium.
The biggest British survey of artist use of neon from the 1960’s to present day
Delicious Edge is the 2016 MA degree show for Teesside University. It is located in the Athena and Constantine buildings of Teesside University September 14- 25. For more information please contact: [email protected]
‘Striations, digging machines, blades – both depicted and the tools used to make the work – slashes, slices, gouges, and dissections, how could we not call this exhibition DiG?! Extract from Exhibition introductory statement, by Jane Boyer
‘The passing clouds of an Irish day infiltrate French night, establishing a link between two moments of time and place, illustrating the fragility of chance and the subjective nature of reality’
an exhibition of screenprints, digital films, and wall-based text works by artist Amelia Crouch.
Perpetuating Myths Once upon a time, beyond seven mountains, beyond seven forests, a black swan came to the town of Corby. The swan was nearly four metres high and looked out on to the boating lake in Thoroughsale Wood. The […]
A first glance response to several exhibitions visited in London
Hosted by Auxiliary (Run by Liam Slevin and Anna Byrne) Bring Your Own Beamer is a one night mad medley of sound and visuals. Situated in a house/semi-converted gallery/living space, featuring a host of local and international artists.
A group of artists respond to the theme ‘The Human Condition’. Garry Barker, Leeds College of Art and Design, writes a review.
Installation and drawings on enamel by Julia Griffiths Jones
July 8th, 2016 – July 31st, 2016
notes on Conversation Piece by Tom Hackett
The effect of the exhibition is to bring the immediate landscape into the mill and reinstate the importance of the landscape to the mill and the local industry.
When Alexandra Darbyshire first came to the UK from Canada four years ago she was making paintings that, whilst tending towards abstraction, never quite transcended their starting points in photographic images, sometimes of underwater scenes and, most strikingly, of military […]
Fine Art Degree Show 2016 at the Wolverhampton School of Art: ’35 Degrees of Impact’ review by Rebecca Collins
Jack Welsh interviews Hannah Leighton-Boyce in response to her recent exhibition ‘Instruments of Industry’ at Touchstones Rochdale
Bill Viola has a reputation as one of the pioneers of video art. Not only has he been making work since the 1970s, but he is one of the few who have managed to cross over into the mainstream imaginary, […]
A one-day event led by artists group Anchor & Magnet using creative workshops to discuss and debate heritage, regeneration and loss in the city, that took place on 23rd April 2016. Review written by Oliver Carter. Photographs by Katarzyna Perlak.
Review of Droppers, Andy Webster & Darren Ray’s exhibition at OSR Project Space in West Coker, Somerset. Written by Maddy Hearn as recipient of an OSR Projects Writing Bursary for creative practitioners.
Site specific installation by UK-based WESSIELING set in an impressive Grade II listed Dominican Priory church, in Newcastle upon Tyne.