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Aubrey Williams solo exhibition at October Gallery, London

From 13 September to 27 October 2018, the October Gallery in London will host a solo exhibition of the work of Aubrey Williams. This new exhibition will explore how Williams’ work not only crosses borders between abstract and figurative modes but also between the physical and cultural geographies of the Caribbean and the UK. On Saturday 15th September, 2018, there is a talk at the Gallery discussing Aubrey Williams' place in art history.

 One of William’s major paintings, Carib Guyana, has been on show in WBS at the Shard in London. It has recently been brought back to campus to go on display here during the autumn term.

Mon 10 Sep 2018, 18:03 | Tags: Artists in the news, Relevant Exhibition

Collection Artist in the Mead

Lost Heap by the artist Clare Woods was purchased for the University art collection in 2010. For those interested in finding out more about Clare Woods, Lost Heap and her recent work there is a great opportunity this term, as the exhibition Clare Woods:Reality Dimmed opens at the Mead Gallery. This exhibition includes Lost Heap, plus 8 new works together with a short video of Clare talking about Lost Heap, the way she works and her new paintings. There is also the opportunity to create your own artworks in the creative space.

The Mead Gallery is upstairs in the Arts Centre, it is free and is open from 12 - 9 Monday - Saturday.Lost Heap by Clare Woods

Lost Heap by Clare Woods

Wed 10 Jan 2018, 14:09 | Tags: Relevant Exhibition

Latest Acquisition for the Collection

The current exhibition in the Mead Gallery is a celebration of the first fifty years of Warwick’s now extensive art collection. It begins with some of the spectacular paintings by artists of international renown given as a gift to the University to inaugurate the collection in 1965. The exhibition goes on to chart its development into a comprehensive representation of many artistic trends in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

Numbering around 9,000 works encompassing paintings, artists’ prints, sculpture, ceramics and photography, the collection is displayed in numerous buildings on four campuses. The Mead exhibition, which runs until 20th of June, is a rare opportunity to see the richness and variety of the collection in one place.

The collection features the most recent acquisition which is a large-scale, expressive landscape (2 x 2.5 metres) by Leamington-based Mary Riley. Its title is ‘Larkstoke’, a hill in Warwickshire which has been a regular inspiration for her work for over twenty years, a place she has studied in all seasons, times of day and weather conditions. It is a subtle and complex work conveying the sensation of being part of nature rather than a mere observer, it invites contemplation and personal reflection.

Tue 19 May 2015, 15:23 | Tags: Relevant Exhibition

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