A portrait of a pensive German girl, Elfe, has won this year’s £5,000 Brian Botting Prize for an outstanding representation of the human form.
As part of The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art’s South West Showcase, artist Oliver Sutherland is presenting ‘And Then…’, a solo exhibition of moving image artworks situated within real-time simulations. The exhibition, which explores possibilities for agency in digital production and the anxieties that spawn from submerging a body within technology, runs until Wednesday 15 February.
Emily Speed is ‘concerned with how a person is shaped by the buildings they have occupied and with how a person occupies their own psychological space’. Sick building syndrome was once all the rage, and now we may well be looking at sick country syndrome, which could give Emily’s Classically inspired show an added edge when it pops into the Exeter Phoenix.
With works by Paul Gaugin and Picasso fetching over $100m apiece and auction record seemingly being broken as soon as they are made, art has become increasingly popular as a form of alternative investment.
Plymouth College of Art’s end of year showcase, which runs from Saturday 11 June toFriday 24 June 2016, sees the college transform from a vibrant workshop and studio complex into a dynamic, public showcase for new work in art, craft, design and digital media.
Artists: would you like to hire the art gallery at Harbour House for your own exhibition? It’s a large, light, ground floor space that lends itself equally well to solo and group exhibitions.