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Artist Without a Movement: Edward Burra

Hot on the heels of the LS Lowry exhibition at the Djanogly Gallery at Lakeside Arts Centre, comes an exhibition from another 20th century British artist, albeit a rather less well known one. The exhibition, of the works of Edward Burra, opened on Saturday. Burra was born in 1905 and, like Lowry, died in 1976.… Read More

Special Event Blog – Nottingham Contemporary Exhibition Launch: Thomas Demand and DAAR

Friday 27th Jan was the official launch of Nottingham Contemporary’s latest exhibition pairing: Thomas Demand – Model Studies, architectural photography DAAR – Common Assembly, a challenging exhibition commenting on the ‘decolonization’ of Palestine In the grand-yet-cool style we’ve come to expect of the city’s renowned international gallery, the launch was an epic affair, with shoulder-rubbing encounters… Read More

Links Round-Up: Lights, Cameras, Action (and Poetry)

“There’s light enough for what I’ve got to do.” Charles Dickens, Oliver Twist Unless you have been stuck in the Dark Ages, you probably know that tonight, Friday, 10 February, is Light Night in Nottingham.  There are events, sights, and activities, indoors and out, all across Nottingham from early evening onward.   To whet your appetite,… Read More

The Best of Times in Sherwood

“They’ll drill holes in your ‘art, Magsman, like a Cullender.” Charles Dickens, Going into Society [Today is the 200th anniversary of Dickens' birth, but it is hard to find a direct quotation about Art - if you know of one, please tell us in the comments.] Well, I hope that no one will be drilling… Read More

Wish you were here!

This week The Surface Gallery on Southwell Road launched its first exhibition of 2012 with its annual  nostalgic look at the good old fashioned postcard. A total of 265 postcards produced by 122 established practitioners, students, new comers and international artists  are exhibiting their original artwork in the 4″ by 6″ format. Each artist will… Read More