Te Puia – Maori arts and crafts
Feb13

Te Puia – Maori arts and crafts

New Zealand’s Maori people traditionally retain their links to their tupuna (ancestors) through storytelling – an art form expressed through carving and weaving, as well as spoken word. Stories passed down through generations explain cultural traditions and tribal history. Te Puia – the Māori Arts & Crafts Institute in Rotorua – was created in 1963 by the New Zealand Government to maintain and preserve Māori art...

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Exhibition of Textile Art by Sue Cosham
Nov13

Exhibition of Textile Art by Sue Cosham

The latest exhibition of art at Lowes Court Gallery features textile artist Sue Cosham. Sue’s unique style of “painting” with fabrics showcases her delicate talent of piecing together landscapes using colour and texture to create movement and depth in unexpected materials. “Living in a Material World” is an exhibition of framed fabric art on show at Lowes Court from 1-29 November reflecting local and imagined scenes in fabric. Sue...

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Rare Victorian 3D Photographs for Tate

Astronomer and Queen’s guitarist, Dr Brian May has lent a rare collection of Victorian stereographic 3D photographs to Tate Britain. They are featured in ‘Poor man’s picture gallery’: Victorian Art and Stereoscopic Photography until 12 April 2015. This is the first display in a major British art gallery devoted to the nineteenth-century craze of three-dimensional photography, known as stereographs, and open up...

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Chris Robson for Lowes Court Exhibition
Sep23

Chris Robson for Lowes Court Exhibition

Where are they going? What are they looking at? Are some of the questions that you will be asking yourself when you view Chris Robson’s latest exhibition “Looking Forward”, featuring on the Member’s Wall at Lowes Court Gallery Egremont.  Member’s Wall at Lowes Court Gallery You will also be saying I recognise that scene, or that landscape! When you realise how familiar and locally inspired his work is. Chris Robson has been painting...

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Steenbokfontein Art Celebration 2014 here
Aug25

Steenbokfontein Art Celebration 2014 here

Steenbokfontein Art Celebration 2014 — 20th exhibition. The first exhibition was held Spring 1995 with the idea to make the public and passing tourist aware of the art studio and exhibition on the farm, as well as artists in the area. This exhibition consisted of 4 artists and was held in the studio – an old horse stable that I’ve renovated during 1991 The first few years artists also participated in creating big...

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Gauguin Punch Up at Bonhams
Jul29

Gauguin Punch Up at Bonhams

Works by some of the greatest names of Modern British and Irish art will be sold as Bonhams offer works from The Barbara & Arnold Burton Collection in the evening sale on November 17 at 101 New Bond Street. The objects being sold are some of the finest examples of the genre. A sculpture titled Cantate Domino by Dame Barbara Hepworth (British, 1903-1975) leads the group. Estimated to sell for £500,000 to £700,000 this bronze with a...

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