AUGUST 2018 - some great exhibitions
Cactus painting by Ghada Amer
Until 6 January 2019
Since 1999 Egyptian-born artist Ghada Amer has been working on gardens alongside her pictorial works. Cactus Painting, 2000, is formed of thousands of cacti in various shapes and colours; a living abstract painting, stretching across the exhibition space of the Centre de Creation Contemporaine Oliver Debre, Tours, France
Jardin Francois 1er
Glenn Brown: Fantasy Landscapes, Portraits and Beasts
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne 16 June-21 October 2018
Glenn Brown, born in Hexham, Northumberland, is one of the most renowned British artists working today. Known for the use of art historical references in his paintings, Brown appropriates images changing their shape, form, colour, and dimension, traversing artistic time zones.The exhibition will feature new works created by Brown, shown alongside his own rehang of the Laing Art Gallery's painting collection.
The artwork shown above
In the end we all succumb to the pull of the molten core
by Glenn Brown, was donated to the Laing Art Gallery collection as part of the Contemporary Art Society’s Great Works scheme, with the support of the artist and the Sfumato Foundation.
Notre Dame cathedral Chartres France
Until 13 October, 2018