Gideon Mendel‘s Drowning World is an art and advocacy project about flooding that is his personal response to climate change.
There was a giddy sense of occasion as our party of seven academics in search of culture and free drinks entered the atrium of the Plymouth City Museum. We arrived as the opening speeches were progressing and huddled under the Chinese flag dresses, trying not to giggle too overtly as we were jostled intermittently by a large robot triffid.
Young Plymouth Arts Centre are offering up their response to the British Art Show 7’s entry to and departure from the city with their Then There Was Sky… exhibition.
After eight weeks of refurbishment Plymouth Arts Centre has opened its now fully accessible doors.
Emerging artists on first year degree programmes at Plymouth College of Art have curated their first exhibition which took place at Plymouth Arts Centre on Looe Street.
In 1945 French painter Jean Dubuffet said: “Art does not lie down on the bed that is made for it. It runs away as soon as one says its name: it loves to be incognito. Its best moments are when it forgets what it is called.” So it’s probably just as well he gave it a name, L’Art Brut. The concept was developed with Outsider Art, which is where the latest exhibition at Plymouth Arts Centre comes in.