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POWER IN THE LAND | ART PREVIEW

POWER IN THE LAND | ART PREVIEW

POWER IN THE LAND / PŴER YN Y TIR Bay Art, Cardiff Sat 18 Feb – Sat 18 Mar Our choice of energy speaks volumes about us. Over a year after the closure of the final nuclear power station in Wales, a dialogue is finally being formed about the history of nuclear energy in Britain. […]

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WASTE NOT! WANT NOT! | ART PREVIEW

WASTE NOT! WANT NOT! | ART PREVIEW

National Waterfront Museum, Swansea Until Mar 5 Recycling is without a doubt an important tool in the fight against humanity’s destruction of the Earth. Waste is not only a reckless use of our planet’s dwindling resources, but it also has a devastating impact on our wildlife, environment, and daily lives. Although some still refuse to […]

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BACON TO DOIG | ART PREVIEW

BACON TO DOIG | ART PREVIEW

  Bacon To Doig brings to Cardiff one of the UK’s most important private collections of modern British art. Visitors to National Museum Cardiff will be given a fascinating glimpse into a collection usually only seen in the domestic setting of the owners’ own home. Created over a number of decades, with work often being purchased […]

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TELLING TALES – ANNA NOEL | ART PREVIEW

TELLING TALES – ANNA NOEL | ART PREVIEW

Craft in the Bay, Cardiff Sat 21 Jan – Sun 5 Mar Anna Noel is inspired by childhood make believe, fables, and fairy tales, which flows into her work to produce curious yet nostalgic pieces that are truly unique. Noel was born in Swansea, where she still lives and works after studying Ceramics at the […]

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BRUCE RISDON – JUXT IS… | ART PREVIEW

BRUCE RISDON – JUXT IS… | ART PREVIEW

Elysium Gallery, Swansea Fri 3 – Sat 18 Feb This year, the Elysium Gallery is celebrating its 10th anniversary; a decade of contributing to the Welsh arts scene through hundreds of exhibitions, supporting and showcasing endless artists, both local and international, and in turn, becoming an integral part of South Wales’ artistic landscape. Prior to […]

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POETRY: PING GANG CHENG | ART PREVIEW

POETRY: PING GANG CHENG | ART PREVIEW

Boundary Art, Cardiff Thu 12 Jan – Sun 12 Mar Cardiff Bay’s Boundary Art was opened to embrace and harness the fusion between Western and Chinese Cultures, believing there should be “no boundaries but only differences between the two cultures.” Wanting to be the bridge between the two, it aims to bring in art and […]

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TRADITIONAL CHINESE BIRD AND FLOWER PAINTINGS | ART PREVIEW

TRADITIONAL CHINESE BIRD AND FLOWER PAINTINGS | ART PREVIEW

National Museum Cardiff Sat 21 Jan – Sun 23 April For the first quarter of 2017, the National Museum Cardiff will be displaying a stunning collection of traditional Chinese flower and bird paintings. The tradition of these iconic paintings spans back 600 years, and for the first time ever this stunning collection will be shown […]

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NOWHERE LESS NOW: LINDSAY SEERS | ART PREVIEW

NOWHERE LESS NOW: LINDSAY SEERS | ART PREVIEW

Glynn Vivian Gallery, Swansea Until 19 March 2017 Inside the atrium of the Glynn Vivian gallery sits a leviathan. Once you go round the corner and approach the great grey mass, it becomes clear that this is not some beast from the depths but merely an upturned ship, albeit with some strange looking tentacles trapped […]

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JOHN ABELL: LOST CONQUISTADORS AND OTHER WORKS | ART PREVIEW

JOHN ABELL: LOST CONQUISTADORS AND OTHER WORKS | ART PREVIEW

Oriel Myrddin, Carmarthen Sat 14 Jan – Sat 11 Mar What a way to start the New Year! Oriel Myrddin gallery, Carmarthen is set to host former Welsh artist of the year, John Abell’s works from January to March, 2017. Lost Conquistadors and Other Works is an eclectic series of watercolour and woodcuts, all depicting the journey […]

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ONES TO WATCH IN 2017: ART | ART PREVIEW

ONES TO WATCH IN 2017: ART | ART PREVIEW

Luke Owain Boult takes a look at promising artistic talent from around Wales, and some of the many names likely to be popping up in 2017.   2016 has been an interesting year for the arts in Wales, with major celebrations like the Cardiff Contemporary visual arts festival and Artes Mundi bringing big names from […]