Solo Show @Radnorshire Museum

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Radnorshire Museum,
Temple Street,
Llandrindod Wells,
Powys
LD1 5DL
01597 824513
www.powys.gov.uk/radnorshiremuseum
www.facebook.com/RadnorshireMuseum
Full details to follow

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Tatsuko @Radnorshire Museum

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A showing of “TATSUKO” is planned for Friday 3rd August at
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Radnorshire Museum,
Temple Street,
Llandrindod Wells,
Powys
LD1 5DL
01597 824513
www.powys.gov.uk/radnorshiremuseum
www.facebook.com/RadnorshireMuseum
The screening will be followed by a Q&A session

watch the trailer here:    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7NwVwNk0NuA

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Newlight Art Prize @ Bankside, London

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27 June 2018 – 1 July 2018

Situated on the South Bank in central London and sitting next door to Tate Modern, it is just a bridge away from the City.

Open daily 11am to 6pm – Free Entry

Thames Riverside, 48 Hopton Street, London SE1

Radnorshire Open Art Exhibition

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Radnorshire Museum Open Art Exhibition
15th -30th June 2018. preview 14th June 4-7pm. All welcome

Radnor Museum: Temple St, Llandrindod Wells LD1 5DL

Hours

Wednesday 10am–4pm
Thursday 10am–4pm
Friday 10am–4pm
Saturday 10am–4pm
Sunday Closed
Monday Closed
Tuesday 10am–4pm

 

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“Shortlist”: Saul Hay Gallery, Manchester

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A selection of work from artists featured in the New Light Art Prize 2017-18.

9th June – 22nd July 2018

Preview: Friday 8th June 6 – 8.30pm

https://www.saulhayfineart.co.uk/glenn-ibbitson

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RBSA: Prize Exhibition 2018

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Barcode: Profiling       oil on canvas    74x90cm

has been accepted for inclusion in the RBSA Prize Exhibition 2018

Exhibition on show at the RBSA Gallery, 4 Brook Street, St Paul’s, Birmingham, B3 1SA

Thursday 10 May – Saturday 23 June

Gallery open Monday to Friday 10.30am-5pm, Saturday 10.30am-5pm, Sunday 1pm-5pm. Closed on Bank Holidays.

Tel. 0121 236 4353    E-mail. rbsagallery@rbsa.org.uk       Website. www.rbsa.org.uk

The Royal Birmingham Society of Artists (RBSA) is an artist-led charity which supports artists and promotes engagement with the visual arts. It owns the RBSA Gallery in the Jewellery Quarter. Visit us to find out how you can exhibit with us, take part in adult, family friendly or school workshops, watch free art demonstrations by practising artists, buy original pieces of art or craft and much more… Admission free, donations welcome.

New Light Art @Huddersfield Art Gallery

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A chance to see some of the North’s finest artists in one of the North’s finest galleries.
From the hyperreal to the purely abstract, from printmaking to sculpture, this high-profile open exhibition celebrates contemporary artists from all corners of the North of England.

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Exhibition continues until 2 June 2018
Open Tuesday to Saturday 11am to 4pm
Princess Alexandra Walk, Huddersfield, HD1 2SU
Free Entrye

Click Here for Exhibition Catalogue

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info@newlight-art.org.uk
www.newlight-art.org.uk
www.kirklees.gov.uk/huddersfieldartgallery

Orwell Symposium @ Goldsmiths

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target-against-the-wallThe Orwell Society are holding a symposium at Goldsmiths College, London on Wednesday 30th May 2018. Through their generosity, I have been invited to present the “Room 103” project. This will take the form of a half-hour slide show of work by participating artists, followed by a period of questions and observations from the floor. The Society are also kindly arranging space for a table-top presentation of examples of artists’ work, which will comprise original prints and books. The auditorium has a capacity of 250. In keeping with the ethos of the man under discussion, the event is free to members of the public and all are welcome. Further details to follow.

The Orwell Society blog is a wealth of essays on aspects of Orwell’s life and work.     https://orwellsocietyblog.wordpress.com/home/

and can be found on Facebook                            https://www.facebook.com/TheOrwellSociety/

Note to artists: If Orwell’s writings have influenced your work, now is the time to contribute something to this site, as the symposium will be a perfect opportunity to present your work to a knowledgeable audience who share your interest. See guidelines on front page of the “Room 103” blog.     https://orwellroom103.wordpress.com/

Something for the Weekend..

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b“Design for Living”

It is a design classic. It’s simplicity of form perfectly matches its intimate function. often used; rarely perused… My aim here was to make something of an icon from a cheap, mundane, everyday essential.

The oblique references accompanying each drawing relate not only to the condom and its intended purpose, but also the drawing techniques employed. Their mis-registrations and mis-spellings create double meanings to represent those frequent breakdowns in communication between lovers. Although the titles of the work perhaps reflect a certain cynicism regarding the rituals of sexual courtship, I hope the pictures may elicit the same knowing smile which greets the emergence of a condom, fresh from its package…

All drawings  charcoal and fixative on watercolour paper    75 x 52cm

[This suite of drawings was first shown as “Little Friends” at Alternative Art Galleries, Chiltern St. London W1.     1-25th Feb. 1995]

Glenn Ibbitson cause and effect“Cause and Effect”

 

Glenn Ibbitson deception“Deception”

 

Glenn Ibbitson everyday users“Means to an End”

 

Glenn Ibbitson Intention“Motivation”

 

Glenn Ibbitson Passing fancy“Passing Fancy”

Glenn Ibbitson shape of desire“Intent”

 

Glenn Ibbitson The Real Thing“The Real Thing”

 

Glenn Ibbitson using a rubber“Using a Rubber”

 

Glenn Ibbitson Contradiction in terms“A Visual Oxymoron”  [drawing fixed through perforated zinc, then erased]

 

Self Portrait Screenprints: Jan 2018

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“Green to Blue” : seven layer serigraph on A2            ed.1/1

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“Green Self” : seven layer serigraph on A2            ed.1/1

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“Framed” : seven layer serigraph on A1            ed.1/1

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“Ozymandias” : seven layer serigraph on A1            ed.1/1