Tagged with: Visual arts

184 posts about Visual arts on this blog

  1. Exhibition harks back to gallery's trailblazing feminist past

    Tuesday 12 November 2013, 12:16

    Polly March Polly March

    When the Mostyn in Llandudno opened in 1901, it heralded a landmark in the history of female art. Spearheaded by Lady Augusta Mostyn, it was the first venue in the world specifically designed to exhibit the work of female artists, who were at that time excluded from the wider art scene.

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  2. Let's See What Happens

    Wednesday 30 October 2013, 15:40

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    Six venues across Swansea city centre are currently playing host to a unique series of linked installations as part of an offsite exhibition by the Glynn Vivian Gallery.

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  3. Performers given 48 hours to create live pieces in response to artwork

    Friday 25 October 2013, 11:16

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    A new project is being run in Aberystwyth that sees performers from a range of disciplines charged with creating a new piece of work in response to exhibitions at the Gas Gallery.

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  4. Stunning glassworks by students to go on display

    Friday 20 September 2013, 11:15

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    Swansea's international reputation for producing talented glass artists dates back more than 75 years. And to showcase just a snapshot of the talent that comes out of the school each year, intricate works by the most recent class of graduates in the school's MA Glass programme are to go on display in...

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  5. Monsterist artist Pete Fowler curates 'impressive' graduate show

    Thursday 5 September 2013, 12:19

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    For the second year running the Wales Millennium Centre is playing host to an exhibition of the cream of artistic talent currently emerging from Wales' many arts institutions.

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  6. Exhibition explores tension within man's relationship to nature

    Friday 23 August 2013, 11:58

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    If you are looking for something edifying to do this weekend, it's your last chance to catch the intriguing solo exhibition 'o' by the Ceredigion-born artist Carwyn Evans.

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  7. Oriel Tegfryn celebrates 50th anniversary with summer show

    Thursday 15 August 2013, 13:45

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    This year marks the 50th birthday of Oriel Tegfryn in Menai Bridge, Anglesey, making it north Wales' oldest commercial gallery and the second oldest in Wales - not bad for an arts space that was created by accident.

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  8. Arts trail doubles its offer for visitors

    Tuesday 6 August 2013, 12:54

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    A collaborative arts trail launched in 2012 to showcase the best of Ceredigion's creative talent is back for the second-year running, this time with twice as many artists involved.

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  9. Local artists win long campaign for new gallery in Aberystwyth

    Friday 26 July 2013, 16:01

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    After a hard-fought campaign spanning several decades, a group of artists have finally won their quest to open a new gallery in the centre of Aberystwyth.

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  10. Oriel Mostyn summer season

    Friday 21 June 2013, 14:37

    Polly March Polly March

    Oriel Mostyn in Llandudno has just announced the line-up of artists for its summer season and it features a range of exciting new work from Welsh and international artists.

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  11. Philanthropists' gift on show at National Museum Cardiff

    Thursday 2 May 2013, 09:57

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    Twelve important contemporary artworks that were gifted to National Museum Cardiff by art collectors Eric and Jean Cass will go on show this weekend.

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  12. Audiences encouraged to get typing, building and eating sweets at Mostyn

    Wednesday 1 May 2013, 15:29

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    The Mostyn in Llandudno has just launched three new exhibitions: work by the celebrated British photographer Keith Arnatt, an interactive group exhibition and a new gallery initiative set up to nurture emerging artists.

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  13. New work by 20 Welsh artists on show at Hay gallery

    Friday 5 April 2013, 11:01

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    Spring may still seem tantalisingly out of our grasp due to the brisk outdoor conditions, but in a picturesque corner of Wales it has well and truly sprung. The Spring Show at the Lion Street Gallery in Hay-on-Wye showcases the best work on offer from contemporary artists working in Wales and the...

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  14. Public artworks brighten up cityscape once more

    Tuesday 26 March 2013, 10:30

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    This week the streets of Swansea will once more become a canvas for artists who have created new public works for the city, as Art Across The City returns.

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  15. Tate loans impressive artwork to Pembrokeshire gallery

    Monday 18 March 2013, 12:01

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    The artist Graham Sutherland is seen by many as one of the visionaries of 20th century art. A new exhibition at the Oriel y Parc Gallery and Visitor Centre in St David's, Pembrokeshire, reveals how deeply Sutherland was influenced by the area's breathtaking scenery.

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  16. Kyle Legall on becoming National Theatre Wales' first artist of the year

    Friday 8 March 2013, 16:43

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    At the moment it seems very fashionable for organisations to have their own artists in residence. Everywhere from airports, hotels and businesses to the Welsh Rugby Union are doing it, and now National Theatre Wales has appointed its own creative talent to produce visual art for the company throughout...

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  17. Artist hosts convention on stargazing ahead of Venice Biennale

    Monday 4 March 2013, 15:18

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    This summer artist Bedwyr Williams has the honour of representing Wales at the 55th Venice Biennale. His project will be jointly curated by Mostyn and Oriel Davies and supported by the Arts Council of Wales.

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  18. Public protest at threat to art gallery programme

    Friday 22 February 2013, 15:20

    Polly March Polly March

    It's a tough time to be involved in the arts - budgets are tight and extra pickings in funding terms are slimmer than ever.

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  19. Golden palm trees take root in Swansea's High Street

    Friday 1 February 2013, 17:05

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    An eye-catching mural is bringing a little colourful cheer to the heart of Swansea city centre through the gloomy winter months.

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  20. Alan Turing's Nightmare Room re-imagined

    Thursday 20 December 2012, 15:47

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    You may recall the stunning Blinc digital arts festival back in October, which saw the medieval walls and ramparts of Conwy Castle turned into a giant cinema. Now the artist behind that tribute is to develop his moving image work into a project to be shown at The Mission Gallery in Swansea.

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