All posts tagged: exhibition

GX Gallery presents 2 new exhibitions this autumn

GX Gallery is proud to present 2 exhibitions this autumn. Bohemian Crystal Sculpture Exhibition Exhibition Dates: 29 August – 13 October 2017 Bohemian Crystal, an exhibition of glass sculpture by internationally acclaimed Czech Republic artists Vlastimil Beránek, Jaroslav Prošek and Michaela Smrček. The Czech republic has a very long tradition of making the finest crystal and quite rightly stands today as an international leader. Globally recognised for its high quality craftsmanship, beauty and innovative design. Bohemia boasts numerous internationally renowned glass studios and art schools who use techniques and manufacture steeped in the centuries old tradition, while still honouring ancient Bohemian art and its cultural heritage. Vlastimil Beránek works with molten glass to create large, undulating sculptures that command the attention of any space in which they are installed. The extreme size of his works pushes the limit of glass sculpting technology and he has earned the accolade of creating the world’s largest sculpture from a single piece of glass. Jaroslav Prošek’s creation of complex structures from a variety of different materials has put him at …

East Dulwich Student Showcased his Talents at DLD College London Art Exhibition

East Dulwich student Eddy Pearson showcased his creativity at the annual Art Exhibition hosted in DLD College London’s stunning atrium. Eddy, (19), has recently completed his Art Foundation Programme at the Westminster Bridge based college and passed with a distinction. The artist showcased a collection of intricate and colourful paintings which generated a great deal of interest from guests who enjoyed an evening filled with fine art, cheese and wine. A variety of mediums were on display throughout the college which included photographs, paintings, drawings and 3D projects. Eddy, who will be attending Glasgow School of Art to study for a Fine Art degree commented: “This full-time course has allowed me to develop my skills and ideas in a highly independent and creative way, beyond my A-Level Art training. I now feel I have developed my skills, ideas and understanding so that I will be really prepared for my Fine Art Degree studies when they start in September.” Principal Rachel Borland commented: “Eddy has shown us he has an eye for creating thought provoking but …

Dulwich Street Art Walk – Friday 9th June

By Amanda Greatorex, leader of the Dulwich Outdoor Gallery Street Art Walks I met the late Ingrid Beazley, founder of the Dulwich Outdoor Gallery, over a decade ago at a Private View at Dulwich Picture Gallery. After chatting for just a little while she said: “Why don’t you come and be a teacher at Dulwich Picture Gallery?” I thought ok, why not, I had a bit of spare time in the day at that time, so I did. Not long after that came “Can you do Photoshop? Why don’t you join the Friends Committee?” I did and created many event posters including designing the many Bigger Picture Film Club ads. More followed from “Can you write? Come get involved in DulwichOnView!” where I wrote articles – including one on South London Street Art – to “Do you want to sing and DJ at the Gallery Lates and at my house?” The list goes on…. So no wonder then, when I was lucky to be catching up with her in the last few months, we were discussing amongst other things her Dulwich …

Dulwich Picture Gallery presents first major UK exhibition of watercolours by Sargent

‘Enormous views and huge skies do not tempt me’ – John Singer Sargent In June 2017 Dulwich Picture Gallery will present the first major UK exhibition of watercolours by the Anglo-American artist, John Singer Sargent (1856- 1925), since 1918. A key selection of works from over 30 lenders, including The lady with the umbrella, 1911, on display in the UK for the first time, will offer an alternative perspective on Sargent, demonstrating a technical brilliance and striking individuality. ‘Sargent: The Watercolours’ will bring together 80 works from arguably Sargent’s greatest period of watercolour production between 1900 and 1918. Renowned as the leading portraitist of his generation, Sargent mastered the medium of watercolour during his painting expeditions to Southern Europe and the Middle East, where he developed a distinctive way of seeing and composing. Whilst these watercolours have often been dismissed as simple travel souvenirs, they were an integral part of Sargent’s artistic production. Arranged thematically, the exhibition will showcase Sargent’s landscapes, architectural structures and figurative scenes. It will draw attention to the most radical aspects …

Lewisham Art House presents KNOTS

From 27th April to 14th May, Lewisham Art House will present KNOTS, an exhibition of new work by Shiree Allen, Nancy Edwards, Jo Evans and Liz Workman. Knots are everywhere in our daily life, often overlooked but always invaluable. Working in print, photography, sculpture and works on paper, each artist has responded to the theme of knots: the literal (tangled, connected, binding, tension, repetition); the psychological and emotional (stomach knots, ‘certain knot of peace’, tying the knot); and the mythological (Gordian knots, Heraldic knots). A collaborative sculpture forms the centre piece of the exhibition. ‘The simple act of tying a knot is an adventure in unlimited space … an excursion that is limited only by the scope of our own imagery and the length of the rope maker’s coil.’ Shiree Allen’s work is inspired by the tall ship building and the debris of the past that can be found on the banks of the Thames. She contrasts this with the industrialisation of modern London; the tangle of buildings, railways, road and river that can still be …