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  • Drawn from Life: People on Paper

    The Granary Gallery

    28.10.17 — 07.01.18

    Spanning over a century of British art, ‘Drawn from Life’ brings together drawings from the Arts Council and British Council Collections by some of Britain’s most celebrated artists including works by David Hockney, Henry Moore, Barbara Hepworth, Lucian Freud, Antony Gormley and L.S. Lowry

  • Drawing in Ceramics

    The Biscuit Factory

    17.11.17 — 18.02.18

    The Biscuit Factory's specially curated collection, Drawing in Ceramics, brings together a variety of work and techniques that profile drawing, illustration and mark making within contemporary ceramic design, with raku-fired pots from Ilona Sulikova; wonderful illustrations etched onto porcelain by Wendy Kershaw; and statement functional pieces from Myer Halliday.

  • Suzan Pitt: Asparagus

    Vane

    10.11.17 — 16.12.17

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    Suzan Pitt’s 1979 animated film, Asparagus, is a candy-coloured nightmare that rocked audiences when it premiered in an installation at the Whitney Museum, New York, catapulting Pitt to the front ranks of indie animation.

  • Mark Lyons: Artificial Ignorance

    Vane

    10.11.17 — 16.12.17

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    Working across drawing, printmaking and digital imaging, Mark Lyons is interested in the role of emerging technology in the production of art and its relationship to more traditional modes of making. Lyons has recently been aiming to automate aspects of his practice using a combination of artificial intelligence and commercial machinery.

  • Morten Schelde & Flora Whiteley: Parallel Lives

    Vane

    10.11.17 — 16.12.17

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    For ‘Parallel Lives’ Morten Schelde and Flora Whiteley have each made a series of drawings. Schelde combines disparate elements that hover together on the edge of collapse, a moment as short as a sharp intake of breath. Whiteley represents something slower, where the components of her drawings float, transparently: a hovering projected object, a series of slides from a fictional lecture.

  • Tommy Keenan: Man or Mouse?

    Vane

    10.11.17 — 16.12.17

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    Tommy Keenan analyses the figural representations of hyper-masculinity experienced in modern culture. Often the work is an examination of macho male stereotypes that seeks to disrupt them and point out the ludicrous nature of the implied expectations, reflecting on society’s expectations of what these gender ‘ideals’ should be.

  • Susan Philipsz: A Single Voice

    BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art

    20.10.17 — 04.03.18

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    Over the course of two decades, Turner Prize-winning artist Susan Philipsz has experimented with the relationship between sound and architecture. Often choosing the human voice as her primary medium, Philipsz is especially interested in the emotive and psychological properties of sound and how it can alter individual consciousness.

  • Starless Midnight

    BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art

    20.10.17 — 21.01.18

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    In the impromptu acceptance speech Dr Martin Luther King gave for his honorary degree from Newcastle University he spoke of three urgent problems throughout the world: ‘the problem of racism, the problem of poverty and the problem of war.’ Despite the advancements of civil rights since this speech, his words still ring true today & are set against a backdrop of political populism and 'fake news'.

  • Edgar Arceneaux: Until, Until, Until…

    BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art

    20.10.17 — 21.01.18

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    Until, Until, Until… is a look back at Broadway legend Ben Vereen’s controversial performance at Ronald Reagan’s inaugural celebration in 1981. At this event, Vereen staged a musical number in homage to the trailblasing vaudeville performer Bert Williams who, because of racist laws dictating who could appear on stage, always performed in ‘blackface’ makeup.

  • TOUCHE, ÉCLAT

    Workplace

    21.10.17 — 16.12.17

    TOUCHE, ÉCLAT

    Nina Chua
    Daniel Davies
    Joanne Masding
    Yonatan Vinitsky

    Preview: Friday 20th October, 6pm - 8pm

    Exhibition continues: 21st October - 16th December
    Gallery hours: Tuesday - Saturday 11am - 5pm or by appointment

    Touche, Éclat is a group exhibition that brings together 4 artists whose artworks flirt ideas of touch and value across media.