188 posts about Visual arts on this blog
Thursday 10 May 2012, 13:46
Welsh artist Stefhan Caddick is appealing for videos of the demolition of one part of Ebbw Vale Steelworks for his project Ghost Parade, part of Wales' involvement in the 2012 Cultural Olympiad.
Ghost Parade will mark the arrival of Adain Avion in Ebbw Vale at the start of July, and will also celebrate...
Friday 13 April 2012, 16:44
If you've ever wondered what £50 million could buy you in terms of a Renaissance masterpiece then a trip to the National Museum in Cardiff could be on the cards.
Titian's Diana and Actaeon is currently on tour from the National Gallery and will be displayed in Cardiff from Thursday 19 April to Sunday...
Friday 23 March 2012, 14:35
Over 1,950 oil paintings in the...
Wednesday 15 February 2012, 10:25
Works by the British 20th century artist John Piper depicting some of Snowdonia's most breathtaking landscapes have gone on show at the National Museum Wales, Cardiff.
Surrey-born Piper is noted for his drawings and paintings of landscape and architecture as well as abstract compositions, still life...
Tuesday 7 February 2012, 10:48
A collection of the most striking and significant images of Queen Elizabeth II throughout her reign has just arrived in Cardiff.
The exhibition is just one of hundreds of events planned to coincide with the 60th anniversary of the monarch's accession to the throne.
From Chris Levine's curious photograph...
Tuesday 31 January 2012, 11:16
A north Wales gallery has launched an appeal for privately held artworks by Sir Kyffin Williams to go on show in a special exhibition.
Oriel Ynys Mon in Llangefni, Anglesey, wishes to borrow original artworks held in private hands. The gallery is planning a major exhibition of Sir Kyffin's lesser known...
Friday 27 January 2012, 10:18
Those with an interest in architecture and its connection with art should check out a new exhibition soon to open at Chapter in Cardiff, by Lothar Götz.
Wait Until Dark, which opens at the arts centre on Friday 3 February, Götz has created a series of new pieces that refer to and comment on the current...
Thursday 26 January 2012, 13:25
A riot of colourful local scenes will dominate in a new exhibition at the Oriel Plas Glyn y Weddw in Llanbedrog, Pwllheli.
For its first display of 2012, the gallery is showcasing regular Anne Aspinall alongside the work of Caernarfon-based artist Stephen John Owen, plus new offerings by five arts students...
Thursday 26 January 2012, 10:00
The organisation behind Artes Mundi, the UK's biggest contemporary art prize has announced its shortlist.
Selectors have whittled down the choice of talent from 576 different artists to just seven, who will now vie for the prestigious £40,000 prize.
The seven artists are: Miriam Bäckström (Sweden...
Friday 20 January 2012, 11:15
Artes Mundi, the team behind the UK's largest international visual art prize, have welcomed Welsh artist Tim Davies onto their board.
Davies, who is head of fine art at Swansea Metropolitan University, was the only European artist shortlisted for the prestigious award in its first-ever year in 2004...
Monday 16 January 2012, 12:14
Artists and makers in Wales are now able to submit their entries for the Open Exhibition at the 2012 National Eisteddfod.
This year's National Eisteddfod will be held in the Vale of Glamorgan between 4-11 August. Artists are now being encouraged to submit their entries for the exhibition, which is held...
Wednesday 28 December 2011, 10:40
Award-winning poet and playwright Menna Elfyn and artist and writer Iwan Bala have teamed up for a thought-provoking new exhibition at the Oriel Myrddin Gallery in Carmarthen.
This creative dialogue is the product of conversations and ideas the...
Tuesday 13 December 2011, 16:20
A group of professional artists based in and around Barry is staging an exhibition on the theme of light.
The Vale of Glamorgan Artists' Association (Voga) consists of around 20 artists who regularly collaborate to put on events and workshops in all kinds of venues, ranging from formal gallery settings...
Thursday 1 December 2011, 11:52
A new portrait of Dafydd Wigley by Welsh artist David Griffiths will be unveiled tomorrow at the National Library of Wales in Aberystwyth, as Lord Wigley steps down from his role as the president of the organisation.
Wednesday 30 November 2011, 15:44
Mostyn in Llandudno will open three new exhibitions on Saturday, in addition to the two current exhibitions already running at the gallery.
The work of Anselm Kiefer, one of Germany's most significant post-war artists, will go on show at Mostyn from Saturday 3 December. The exhibition is part of ARTIST...
Friday 25 November 2011, 15:05
The latest pop-up exhibition from Cardiff-based contemporary arts gallery project/ten will make one of the capital city's celebrated Victorian arcades its home from next week.
The latest temporary exhibition entitled winter#2 will open, like an advent calendar door, on Thursday 1 December. It will occupy...
Wednesday 23 November 2011, 16:08
Work by artist Rhian Field, which is heavily influenced by her Pembrokeshire surroundings, has gone on display in Pembroke Dock.
Field was recently the artist in residence at St David's gallery Oriel y Parc. A scientist as well as an artist - she has a degree in coastal and marine environment studies...
Tuesday 22 November 2011, 11:29
Rural living and raw landscapes are at the heart of two exhibitions being hosted by the Oriel Davies gallery in Newtown, Powys.
The first, A Place In The Country, showcases the work of six Danish artists and their explorations of how urban living and country life compare.
Monday 21 November 2011, 12:01
Two very different exhibitions are running this winter at Oriel Y Plas Glyn-y-Weddw in Llanbedrog near Pwllheli.
The gallery has two displays running in conjunction up to the tail end of December; a Christmas exhibition that features work by some of the gallery's best artists and an exhibition of artisan...
Tuesday 15 November 2011, 15:29
New works will go on show at the Stories From The Sea exhibition at Oriel y Parc in Pembrokeshire as the display enters its final stage.
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