Current Events #31. A selection of UK art exhibitions and events for week 31 of 2016.
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5 – 28 August 2016
The studio1.1 members’ summer show.
An anti-austerity exhibition chosen from among studio1.1’s membership when asked for excess, exuberance and excitement. “We got all of those in good measure and some sharp doses of irony too. We hope it helps.” Private view Thursday 4 August 6 – 9 pm
Artists: Mark Bell, Anna Jung Seo, Anne Parfitt, Emma Coop, Eugenia Cuellar, Sarah Knill-Jones, Gemma Cossey, Lorraine Robbins, Marianne Shorten, Olha Pryymak, Soozy Roberts, Julie Caves, Wayne Clough, Emma Tod, Hitomi Kammai, Wendy Saunders, Ruth Philo, David Sullivan, Paula MacArthur, Heidi Ferid, Fernando Leon-Guiu, Stephen Buckeridge, Etienne de Villiers, Sacha Meaden, Madi Acharya-Baskerville, Richard Harris, Russell Terry, Kelly Sweeney, Deborah Westmancoat, Cool Diabang Mory.
57a Redchurch St
11 August – 11 October 2016
Thomas James Butler’s exhibition of analogue collages.
23 July – 13 August 2016
Talar Aghbashian, Rachel Birkett, Philip Booth, Luke Burton, Gareth Cadwallader, Chris Daniels, Nick Dawes, Sarah Dwyer, EC, Susan Finlay, Andrew Graves, Ziggy Grudzinskas, Freya Guest, Sharon Hall, Hanz Hancock, Adam Hennessey, Peter Ashton Jones, Sally Kindberg, Garth Lewis, Alex Gene Morrison, Patrick Morrissey, Laurence Noga, Marion Piper, Playpaint, Miho Sato, Francesca Simon, Sophia Starling, Jeffrey Steele, Etienne de Villiers, Adia Wahid, Willem Weismann, Aishan Yu. Facebook event page.
Unit 11a, First floor walkway, Taplow House, Thurlow Street
Stanley Spencer: Visionary Painter of the Natural World
24th March to 31st October 2016
The works include lush plants and flowers, together with gardens, green spaces, landscapes and river scenes as well as his spiritual paintings that have a natural setting.
Stanley Spencer Gallery
The Kings Hall, High Street
6 August – 3 September 2016
Beep (Biennial exhibition of painting) is Wales’s only large-scale contemporary international painting exhibition taking place at different venues every two years. This year will see the main Beep2016 exhibition tour from Swansea to Wrexham and include satellite exhibitions, events and residencies in and around Swansea, Wrexham and Cardiff.
The exhibiting artists: Susan Absolon, Sinead Aldridge, Kayde Anobile, Tom Banks, Pip Barrett, Jo Berry, Heather Brammeier, Philip Cheater, Jenny Chisholm, Minyoung Choi, Michelle Conway, Daniel Crawshaw, Paul Crook, Eugenia Cuellar, Gordon Dalton, Lara Davies, Lisa Denyer, Tom Down, Heather Eastes, Andrew Ekins, Louise Giovanelli,
Gabriela Giroletti, Penny Hallas, Sky Kim, Ilona Kiss, Arron Kuiper, Paraic Leahy, Susanna Lisle, Catrin Llwydd, Jaya Mansberger, Enzo Marra, Mary McCrae, Anna McNeil, Liam O’Connor, Alan Rees-Baynes, Andre Stitt, Eifion Sven-Myer, Mircea Teleaga, Christopher Twigg, Richard Twose, Francisco Valdes, Lois Wallace, Tim Warren, Ian Watson, Laura Welsman, Fran Williams, Richard Williams, Camilla Wilson, Tong Zhang. Selector: Jonathan Powell. Judges: Shani Rhys-James & Jonathan Watkins. Swansea Preview: Friday 5 August 6-8pm.
Swansea College of Art
Dynevor Campus, De-la-Beche Road
Lust for Life – works inspired by Frida Kahlo
3-31 August 2016
The Artists Pool artists: Alexandra Moskalenko, Barbara Ash, Barbara Ayala Sanchez, Beatriz Acevedo, Boje Prejsler Hansen, Brigitte Boldy, Camila Fontenele de Miranda, Carolan, Caroline Krabbe, Cheryl Gould M.R.B.S., Daniel Fisher, Diane Maclean, Dor Confino, Elspeth Penfold, Francesca Busca, Hannah Shams, Jan Irvine, Jess de Wahls, Jim Anderson, Judith Bieletto, June Carey RSW RGI, Kate Milsom, Kelly O’Gorman, Laurence Causse-Parsley, Laura Bello, Lesley O’Mara, Libby Anderson, Lisa Kreuziger, Lucia Colella, Mali, Marianne Frank, Mark Pol, Mayu Shiomi, Neil Johnstone, Nicola Weir, Paulo Tercio, Peter Austin, Rilexie, Sally Grumbridge, Sima Toropov-Vassilieva, Tomas Amare, Xenia Gazi, Yuko Mizobuchi, Yuliya Krylova.
Private View – Thursday, August 4th 6-9pm
51 Southwark Street
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The image at the top is:
‘DNA 2 Molecular Mutation’ 90x90cm oil on canvas 2014.
by Andre Stitt from the 2014 BEEP exhibition.