JULY 2018 - some great exhibitions
Edward Bawden Dulwich Picture Gallery
23 May- 9 September 2018
Edward Bawden (1903-89) was a master printmaker, illustrator, watercolourist and designer and is today recognised as one of the most influential artists of his generation.
This exhibition brings together 160 works to re-introduce Bawden as a hugely versatile artist.
Image credit: Edward Bawden, [Aesop’s Fables] Gnat and Lion, 1970, (detail) © Estate of Edward Bawden
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 Known for the use of art historical references in his paintings, Brown appropriates images changing their shape, form, colour, and dimension, traversing artistic time zones.The exhibition will feature new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.
Ed Ruscha: Course of Empire
Until 7 October 2018