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Celebrating Tessa McIntyre

A NEW exhibition at The Slade Centre at Gillingham, Tessa – Painter and Printmaker, Teacher and Friend, opening on  Saturday, 2nd October, is a celebration of the work of one of the region’s finest artists, who died earlier this year. Painter, printmaker, teacher and friend – Tessa McIntyre was all these things and so much…

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Inching to the final venue

THE final stop on the Inch by IN:CH itinerant collection of artworks in suitcases is at the Gauge Museum, on the West Somerset Railway, near Taunton, ending 3rd October. The artists have already had many visitors to the roving exhibitions and interesting conversations around the works and ideas they explore. By hosting the works in…

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Henrietta Young at The Art Stable

THE Art Stable, Kelly Young’s excellent gallery at Gold Hill Organic Farm, Child Okeford, has two exhibitions opening in October – Repetitive Landscapes 2020, landscapes by Henrietta Young, and The Invisible Land, etchings by Alexander Massouras. Young’s paintings are characterised by acute observation of the environment where she lives, in particular the view from her…

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Unsettling Landscapes at St Barbe gallery

LYMINGTON’s St Barbe Museum & Art Gallery hosts an inspiring and intriguing autumn exhibition, Unsettling Landscapes: The Art of the Eerie, co-curated by natural history writer and environmental thinker Robert Macfarlane, continuing until 4th January. With work by some of the most important artists of the past 100 years, the exhibition explores eerie representations of…

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Nick Andrew finds a gap in the market

WILTSHIRE artist Nick Andrew, whose watercolours and drawings of London squares delighted his fans a few years ago, has been spending time in Salisbury Market and the results are on show in A Gap in the Market, at Fisherton Mill in the city. The drawings explore the activity, movement and transitory nature of Salisbury market…

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Celebrating Elizabeth Adam at the Slade Centre

AN exhibition of ceramics, screen prints and life drawings at the Slade Centre at Gillingham, running to 4th September, is a celebration of the work of the Dorset artist, Elizabeth Adam. A book to accompany the exhibition is being launched on 21st August. It features photographs of Elizabeth’s house, studio and garden taken by Kirsten…

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Thomas J Price at Hauser & Wirth

LONDON-based sculptor Thomas J Price is having his inaugural exhibition at Hauser & Wirth Somerset in the autumn, but before that he will be artist-in-residence at the gallery this summer. Price has rapidly become one of the most important British contemporary sculptors of his generation, subverting stereotypical representations of figures we value in society and…

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