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THE SURREALIST MURMURATION | ART PREVIEW

THE SURREALIST MURMURATION | ART PREVIEW

Aberystwyth Arts Centre Until Sat 25 Nov It’s necessary that ‘surrealist’ and ‘murmuration’ are depicted to understand the relevance behind this exhibition by John Richardson and John Welson. A surrealist image attempts to uncover a hidden reality, unveiling some sort of marvellous, unknown phenomenon. Surrealism is an adventure and is not restricted to visuals; it […]

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RAT TRAP EXHIBITION | ART PREVIEW

RAT TRAP EXHIBITION | ART PREVIEW

Cathays Conservative Club, Cardiff Tues 17 Nov Rat Trap is an exhibition of some of the best work from both graduates and final year students studying fine art, graphic communication or illustration at Cardiff’s School of Art and Design. Students are encouraged to enter a maximum of two pieces into the collective, and from there […]

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ANDREW COOPER: EVERYBODY KNOWS THIS IS NOWHERE | ART PREVIEW

ANDREW COOPER: EVERYBODY KNOWS THIS IS NOWHERE | ART PREVIEW

Elysium Gallery, Swansea Until Sat 18 Nov It could be argued that the aim of art is the manipulation of perception, and Andrew Cooper has established himself as an artist dedicated to the notions of perception and being. “What I try to do with my work is to make it as if the participant is […]

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FAMILY OF BLAENAFON AND FAMILY OF MINERS | ART PREVIEW

FAMILY OF BLAENAFON AND FAMILY OF MINERS | ART PREVIEW

Big Pit National Coal Museum, Blaenavon Until Mon 8 Jan Blaenavon’s Big Pit National Coal Museum is currently staging two exhibitions by the photographer Walter Waygood on life in Blaenavon, with a total duration of five months, going up until the beginning of 2018. The photographic exhibitions aim to explore not just the mining and […]

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SWAPS: PHOTOGRAPHS FROM THE DAVID HURN COLLECTION | EXHIBITION REVIEW

SWAPS: PHOTOGRAPHS FROM THE DAVID HURN COLLECTION | EXHIBITION REVIEW

“Photographers”, opined David Hurn in On Being A Photographer: A Practical Guide, “should not put pictures in a box under their beds and be the only ones that see them. If they put film in their camera, it presupposes that they want to record what they see and show somebody else. Photography is about communication.” […]

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FORGE | ART PREVIEW

FORGE | ART PREVIEW

Craft in the Bay, Cardiff Sat 2 Sept – Sun 15 Oct The award-winning gallery Craft in the Bay gallery is to get its turn in hosting the touring exhibition Forge from Ruthin Craft Centre until the middle of October. The gallery aims to present itself as the regional hub for Craft and Applied Art in […]

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MARTIN TINNEY 25TH ANNIVERSARY EXHIBITION – PART II | ART PREVIEW

MARTIN TINNEY 25TH ANNIVERSARY EXHIBITION – PART II | ART PREVIEW

Martin Tinney Gallery, Cardiff Thurs 11 May-Sat 17 June The Martin Tinney Gallery was established in 1992 and is now celebrating its 25th anniversary as Wales’ premier private commercial art gallery. To celebrate this milestone, they’re showing off the best the gallery has to offer, and have arranged two major exhibitions, with the second currently […]

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THE WONDERCRUMP WORLD OF ROALD DAHL | ART PREVIEW

THE WONDERCRUMP WORLD OF ROALD DAHL | ART PREVIEW

Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay Fri 12 Aug – Sat 31 Dec To mark the centenary of one of the greatest children’s writers of all time, the Wales Millennium Centre is set to capture some of Roald Dahl’s best and most memorable work in an interactive and immersive exhibition experience. Fresh from London’s Southbank Centre, […]

 Rhys Richards

F22 PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBITION | PHOTOGRAPHY PREVIEW

F22 PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBITION | PHOTOGRAPHY PREVIEW

Norwegian Church, Cardiff Bay Mon 1 Aug – Sun 4 Sept F22, aka, Mike and Dave, are returning to the Norwegian Church after a successful exhibition earlier this year. These two photographers met at university in Luton, where their shared love of different photographic techniques allowed them to grow an impressive body of work, which […]

 Natalie Powell

QUENTIN BLAKE: INSIDE STORIES | ART PREVIEW

QUENTIN BLAKE: INSIDE STORIES | ART PREVIEW

National Museum Cardiff Sat 16 July – Sun 20 Nov For more than 40 years Quentin Blake has been a big part of many people’s childhoods, mostly thought of fondly for his many collaborations with Roald Dahl. Blake was the subject of the inaugural exhibition in the House of Illustration – where he is also […]