188 posts about Visual arts on this blog
Friday 14 December 2012, 10:22
If you're a fan of the Super Furries, Gruff Rhys or The Horrors, then it's unlikely you're a stranger to the psychedelic creatures of artist Peter Fowler's imagination, which adorn many a hip album cover from the late 1990s.
Wednesday 21 November 2012, 12:37
It has always pushed the boundaries, but this year the Experimentica festival at Chapter Arts Centre in Cardiff - which kicks off today - will be extending its reach through collaborations across the city.
Wednesday 7 November 2012, 16:03
Continual chatter on the airwaves in the era of burgeoning wireless technology marks the theme for the exhibition Welcome Machine by Susan Adams, which is set to open at Theatre Mwldan in Cardigan this weekend.
Friday 2 November 2012, 15:25
The challenges facing dairy farmers in north Wales may not seem a likely subject for an art exhibition. But local farmers have helped curate a large-scale installation, which sees a scale model of a dairy museum, built at Oriel Mostyn in Llandudno.
Thursday 1 November 2012, 12:51
Throughout the years the approaches to encapsulating Wales on canvas have been diverse in their reach. Pembrokeshire gallery Oriel y Parc is now hosting an exhibition that showcases the work of landscape artists since 1970.
Thursday 25 October 2012, 14:54
This weekend Cardiff-based artists will be opening their studio doors across the capital city to give members of the public an insight into their creative workspaces.
Friday 12 October 2012, 16:01
Cardiff arts festival Made in Roath returns today for the fourth time, celebrating one of the most artistic communities in the capital city.
Wednesday 10 October 2012, 15:47
Artes Mundi 5, one of the UK's most significant exhibitions of contemporary art, has opened at the National Museum Wales, Cardiff.
Friday 5 October 2012, 15:17
A new exhibition that aims to explore the human condition is to open at the Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre in Cwmbran this weekend. It takes its title from the popular Dylan Thomas poem, When I Woke.
Friday 28 September 2012, 10:28
If you're out and about in Swansea this weekend and you happen to see Bonnie Tyler's head in the Castle Gardens, fear not. It forms part of one of five new temporary public art works in Art Across The City.
Wednesday 29 August 2012, 14:58
For many people beachcombing leads to pockets full of sand and forgotten shells. But for artist Wil Rowlands, decades of collecting beach mementoes has resulted in a fascinating creation which forms the centrepiece of an exhibition at the Rhyl Library Arts Centre.
Thursday 23 August 2012, 09:59
It may be renowned worldwide for its breathtaking scenery, but Snowdonia has also been a mecca for artists for almost 170 years.
Friday 17 August 2012, 15:16
In his poem I Remember I Remember, Philip Larkin cites an adult reflecting on his childhood and it is the final line of the poem, "Nothing, like something, happens anywhere", that has inspired an exhibition at the Chapter Arts Centre in Cardiff.
Friday 17 August 2012, 14:38
Bangor Greadigol was set up in 2009 with the aim of filling disused buildings in the city with exhibitions, performances and "happenings". Their latest collaboration was with Nigerian performance artist Jelili Atiku.
Thursday 16 August 2012, 13:59
More than 100 artists have pooled their creative talents for Ceredigion's first arts trail. For the next month painters, potters, sculptors and jewellery makers will be popping up in a raft of unexpected places to showcase their talents.
Thursday 19 July 2012, 12:57
On last night's The Exhibitionists, Efa Thomas from Criccieth was revealed as the series winner, making Julia Manser from Swansea the runner up.
The BBC Cymru Wales series, a collaboration...
Wednesday 27 June 2012, 13:34
A new series where the National Museum Wales challenges the public to create their own exhibition from its treasures begins tonight at 10pm on BBC Two Wales.
David Anderson, director general at the museum, talks about the challenges the museum faced in taking part in the series, and what they hoped it...
Tuesday 26 June 2012, 16:46
Staff at the National Library of Wales are gearing up for a major new retrospective of the works of Maesteg-born artist Christopher Williams.
The retrospective, which will feature around 150 paintings by the artist, is currently being set up at the Aberystwyth library ahead of the opening in July.
Thursday 7 June 2012, 11:00
What happens when a national museum opens its stores of treasures to members of the public and challenges them to curate their own art exhibition for the very first time?
A new BBC Cymru Wales programme reveals exactly what as it collaborates with Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales in a ground...
Friday 11 May 2012, 16:01
The vibrant panels that adorn the walls of Brangwyn Hall at Swansea's Guildhall are some of the finest examples of the decorative, large-scale mural work of British artist Sir Frank Brangwyn.
145 years on since his birth, on 13 May 1867, the name Brangwyn will always be closely associated with Swansea...
From arts and music to science and history and beyond, we bring you hidden histories and tales from Wales.
Stay updated with the latest posts from the blog.
Content from Twitter. Learn more about content from Twitter.
See all contributors