Karl Blossfeldt: Art Forms in Nature is a Hayward Touring exhibition which presents an original portfolio of 40 photogravures from 1932, entitled ‘Wundergarten der Natur’, edited by the artist and published in the year of his death. The exhibition presents an opportunity to witness an exemplary set of Blossfeldt’s signature close-up images of plants and flora.
The French painter, sculptor and designer, Henri Matisse (1869-1954) was one of the 20th century’s most influential artists. His vibrant works are celebrated for their extraordinary richness and luminosity of colour and his spectacular paper cut-outs were his final triumph.
(image: Henri Matisse Nu bleu II (Blue Nude II), 1952 Gouache découpée 116,2 x 88,9cm copyright DACS)
Bath’s Edgar Modern gallery will be celebrating the festive season by presenting Vigil to the Unnamed Father, an alternative Christmas Exhibition.
To artist David Cottingham, art is “a desire to communicate universal truths and to get closer to the mystery of life itself.” He has a solo show – Poetic Liberation of the Spirit, at VC Art featuring a range of work from abstract paintings to large figurative, dance-inspired, works on paper.
The exhibition charting the history of BBC Children’s broadcasting at The Lowry has become the most popular visiting exhibition in the venue’s 14-year history.
MIRRORCITY, at the Hayward Gallery on London’s Southbank shows recent work and new commissions by key emerging and established artists working in the London today who seek to address the dilemmas, realities and consequences of living in a digital age.
Renowned choreographer and dancer, Akram Khan is to curate a major visual arts exhibition at The Lowry this autumn, and it’s all based on opposites – which should attract an audience.
When Mathew Sawyer was the Guardian’s artist of the week, it was revealed you would be unlikely to see him play his music live – he has a fear of public performances. So it’s a bit of a coup for the Spacex that Mathew will be performing tunes from his latest album. It’s all part of the artist’s first solo show in a public gallery.
You can catch Cardiff-based artist S Mark Gubb‘s History Is Written By The Winners is at the Exeter Phoenix until May 10.
New work by Berlin-based artist Marie von Heyl with be at the Exeter Phoenix in the Of Occasional Tables and Alternative Endings exhibition.
Artist Paul Kenton’s new collection, Capital Impressions, has been inspired by New York, London, Paris and other of the world’s cityscapes.
North Devon’s White Moose gallery is just one of three venues in the UK to host the 2013 Griffin Art Prize exhibition.
We Can Have It All, refreshingly declares the title of Laura White’s solo show at the Spacex gallery, Exeter. The show promises to question value, taste and our relationship with consumer culture.
Verity Newman and Jan O’Highway cast an eye on what they say is the beauty existing in death and the vanity and folly of our precarious existence in an exhibition timed to celebrate Halloween, All Saints and Sanheim, apparently when the veil between the worlds is thin.
Aesthetically arranged waste slate, abandoned rubbish in lush countryside, weathered wood and a dawn chorus are all part of an exhibition being launched in Oriel y Parc Gallery and Visitor Centre in St Davids, Pembrokeshire on Saturday, October 20.
Hot on the heels of his solo show at Exeter’s RAMM, Volkhardt Müller has an exhibition – Mandate From the Honest Hard-Working People – at Taunton’s Brewhouse Gallery.
The ideas around British-born Chinese identity are beautifully, powerfully and personally portrayed by Devon artist Clem So, and leave you with such universal questions, that when news of photographic exhibition Between East & West: The British Chinese popped up, we thought it deserved a closer look.
A selection of works by members of North Devon Arts evoking ideas of space, both real and imaginary, elusive, secluded, hidden and esoteric are the inspiration for the Secret Spaces exhibition, hosted by the West Gallery, West Putford, near Bradworthy, North West Devon.
The Gallery, Plymouth College of Art has a series of photographs by Martin Parr showing the different ways in which people display their wealth.
New works alongside drawings and performance produced over the last 15 years from Bromley-born Finish-based artist John Court in his first UK solo exhibition at the Spacex.
Anyone who’s tried to put furniture together can feel an affinity to Michael Samuels’ This Was Tomorrow at the Spacex, Exeter.
The Red Earth Gallery, Bickleigh plays host to artists Maisie Parker and Dan Bryant, recent graduates from Somerset College, Taunton, for the Flesh and Feather exhibition.