Archive for category: Exhibition Reviews

Review: Betty Woodman

January 20, 2018

Exhibition Reviews, Writing

© Scott Bairstow Photography: Betty Woodman exhibition at Cooper Gallery, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, UK.

I reviewed Betty Woodman: Ceramics with Painting of the Modern Age for The Double Negative. Jack Welsh pays tribute to a trailblazing female artist who liberated paint from the canvas and challenged the 3D, traditional use of clay… Surprisingly, an octogenarian ceramicist produced one of the most dynamic new commissions of the 2016 […]

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Review: AND A 123

November 8, 2017

Exhibition Reviews

Review: AND A 123

I reviewed Castlefield Gallery’s recent exhibition AND A 123 for The Double Negative. Read the original review here. “It playfully suggests the potential magic of everyday objects…” AND A 123 – Reviewed Jack Welsh finds mundane objects imbued with drama at Castlefield Gallery, Manchester… Lisa Watts is kneeling on the floor, […]

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Review: Miami to Morecambe…

October 16, 2017

Exhibition Reviews, Writing

Review: Miami to Morecambe…

Tirazh Garwood, who painted the lost Ravilious mural alongside husband Eric Ravilious, noted that opening speeches for Oliver Hill’s opulent art deco Midland Hotel on 12 July 1933 were, “amusing in the sense that they almost openly said we don’t like this hotel ourselves, but we hope to attract Americans with it.” […]

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