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Student and professional artists exhibit in Signposts exhibition in Plymouth

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Signposts exhibition at Plymouth University’s Cube 3 Gallery

A level art students from Plymouth’s Devonport High School for Girls will show their work in a professional exhibition at the University of Plymouth. They are exhibiting alongside 12 local professional artists, including international photographer Eliot Siegel, trend-setting jewellery designer Nicola Hurst and abstract painter Teresa Wicksteed.

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Sacrilege! Jeremy Deller’s bouncy Stonehenge tours the UK

Jeremy Deller's Sacrilige
Jeremy Deller’s Sacrilige

Sacrilege, the life-sized inflatable replica of Stonehenge for people to bounce on by Turner Prize-winning artist Jeremy Deller, is touring the country, calling in at Exeter, Wiltshire, Peterborough, Yorkshire, Gateshead and Milton Keynes, before heading to London.

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Flourscent tree highlights plight of the countryside

Henry Bruce's Flourescent tree
Henry Bruce's flourescent tree highlighting phytophthora as part of the Delamore Arts and Sculpture exhibition

Artist Henry Bruce – he of the controversial Giant’s Chair at Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon – is painting a skeletal 21-metre high oak tree fluorescent pink to celebrate the beauty of nature and the evolving life of trees as part of the Delamore Arts and Sculpture exhibition.

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Jerwood Drawing Prize exhibition at Burton Art Gallery, Bideford

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Winner of the Jerwood Drawing Prize, Gary Lawrence, Homage to Anonymous, 2011 (detail)

In 2010, the 2009 Jerwood Drawing Prize went to the Burton Art Gallery & Museum in Bideford for the first time. The exhibition was so popular they decided to bring it to the South West again in 2012.

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The soul passes to popular culture: David Blandy at the Exeter Phoenix

David Blandy
Passage of the Soul: an ongoing quest into identity

David Blandy’s Passage of the Soul exhibition at the Exeter Phoenix is still the part of the Guardian Guide’s exhibition pick of the week (well, till tomorrow – February 17 – at least).

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Sights of Antarctica revealed in Plymouth exhibition

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Landscapes of Exploration at the Peninsula Arts Gallery

Landscapes of Exploration is being held in the Peninsula Arts Gallery – within the University’s Roland Levinsky Building – and draws together for the first time the works of 10 visual artists, one musician and three writers who undertook residencies in the Antarctic between 2001 and 2009.

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Shifting Sands – Guy Martin’s images of the Arab Spring unfolding in Egypt and Libya

Guy Martin – Egypt
Shifting Sands – Guy Martin's exhibition of photographs during the uprisings in Libya and Egypt © Guy Martin

Guy Martin’s photographs of the Arab Spring of 2011 in Egypt and Libya will be on display in an exhibition at The Poly, Falmouth.

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Women on the Frontline, and other events of the Shifting Sands Exhibition

One of Guy Martin's image of Egypt during the Arab Spring
One of Guy Martin's image of Egypt during the Arab Spring © Guy Martin

Shifting Sands Exhibition runs at The Poly from Tuesday, January 10 – Saturday, January 14 between 10am-5pm. Entrance is free

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