Tagged with: Visual arts

188 posts about Visual arts on this blog

  1. Videos of Ebbw Vale Steelworks demolition sought for Ghost Parade

    Thursday 10 May 2012, 13:46

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    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...

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  2. Titian's Diana and Actaeon to go on show in Cardiff

    Friday 13 April 2012, 16:44

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    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...

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  3. National Library of Wales' oil painting collection goes online

    Friday 23 March 2012, 14:35

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    The National Library of Wales' entire collection of oil paintings has gone online for the entire population to enjoy as part of the Your Paintings project.

    Over 1,950 oil paintings in the...

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  4. John Piper's Mountains of Wales on show

    Wednesday 15 February 2012, 10:25

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    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...

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  5. Exhibition to mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee

    Tuesday 7 February 2012, 10:48

    Polly March Polly March

    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...

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  6. Appeal for Sir Kyffin Williams artworks held in private collections

    Tuesday 31 January 2012, 11:16

    Joe Goodden Joe Goodden Senior web producer, BBC Wales

    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...

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  7. Lothar Götz: Wait Until Dark

    Friday 27 January 2012, 10:18

    Polly March Polly March

    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...

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  8. New season at Oriel Plas Glyn y Weddw

    Thursday 26 January 2012, 13:25

    Polly March Polly March

    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...

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  9. Line up for Artes Mundi prize announced

    Thursday 26 January 2012, 10:00

    Polly March Polly March

    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...

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  10. Artist Tim Davies joins Artes Mundi team

    Friday 20 January 2012, 11:15

    Polly March Polly March

    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...

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  11. National Eisteddfod calls for 2012 art entries

    Monday 16 January 2012, 12:14

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    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...

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  12. Fieldnotes - an exhibition by Iwan Bala and Menna Elfyn

    Wednesday 28 December 2011, 10:40

    Polly March Polly March

    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...

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  13. Exhibition explores concept of light

    Tuesday 13 December 2011, 16:20

    Polly March Polly March

    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...

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  14. Portrait of Lord Wigley to be unveiled at National Library

    Thursday 1 December 2011, 11:52

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    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.

    The portrait...

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  15. December exhibitions at Mostyn, Llandudno

    Wednesday 30 November 2011, 15:44

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    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...

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  16. winter#2 pops up in Cardiff's Castle Arcade

    Friday 25 November 2011, 15:05

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    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...

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  17. Rhian Field's Pembrokeshire-inspired art goes on show

    Wednesday 23 November 2011, 16:08

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    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...

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  18. Oriel Davies Gallery exhibitions

    Tuesday 22 November 2011, 11:29

    Polly March Polly March

    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.

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  19. Winter exhibitions at Oriel Plas Glyn-y-Weddw

    Monday 21 November 2011, 12:01

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    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...

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  20. Stories From The Sea at Oriel y Parc

    Tuesday 15 November 2011, 15:29

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    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.

    The exhibition...

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