Arcadia for All? Rethinking Landscape Painting Now
- <b>Until:</b> Saturday 29 July 2023
- Location: The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery
- Cost: Free
Challenge your views of what landscape painting can be, and explore nature in unexpected ways.
Explore work by over thirty contemporary artists with different approaches to their surroundings. Expand your notion of landscape painting in radical and playful ways. Discover the vitality and variety of contemporary painting.
Delve into themes of access to nature and environmental crisis. The exhibition also tackles issues around equity, colonial legacies, and racism.
Exhibiting artists include Hurvin Anderson, Andrew Grassie, Lubaina Himid, Matthew Krishanu, Elizabeth Magill and George Shaw.
The exhibition is guest curated by Dr Judith Tucker, Senior Lecturer at the School of Design, University of Leeds and Geraint Evans, Pathway Leader MA Painting at Camberwell College of Arts, University of the Arts London.
Image: Simon Callery, ‘Stura’, 2021 (detail). ©Simon Callery. All Rights Reserved, DACS/Artimage 2023
A catalogue has been produced to accompany the exhibition. The publication includes a foreword by Dr Laura Claveria, Exhibitions Curator, and essays by Rosemary Shirley, Associate Professor of Museum Studies at the University of Leicester, and guest curators Dr Judith Tucker, Senior Lecturer at the School of Design, University of Leeds, and Geraint Evans, Pathway Leader MA Fine Art: Painting, Camberwell College of Arts, University of the Arts London. You can view the catalogue online for free here or hard copies are available to purchase via the Galleries' Online Shop.