EXHIBITION LISTINGS

‘RE-MEMBERING’
Until 31 August
Royal West of England Academy, Queens Road, BRISTOL BS8 1PX
Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 6pm, Sunday 11am - 5pm - £5 / £3.50
0117 973 5129 Visit Website
To coincide with the centenary of the start of the First World War, the RWA in partnership with the Bristol 2014 Project, has scheduled a series of thought-provoking and evocative exhibitions that demand the viewer's attention and interaction, featuring responses from artists, writers, architects and composers to the themes of commemoration and memorialisation.
OF THE EARTH: CERAMICS
Until 12 September
Somerset Guild of Craftsmen, Courthouse Gallery, Market Place, SOMERTON TA11 7LX
Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm
01458 274653 Visit Website
Ceramics
STUART CRUISE: PRECARI
Until 13 September
Gallery 333, Exeter Phoenix, Bradninch Place, Gandy Street, EXETER EX4 3LS
Monday - Saturday 10am - 5.30pm
01392 667254 Visit Website
One of a series of sculptural, collaged portraits, each made from asingle house clearance. A study in memory and loss, created from the last remaining detritus of a person’s life.
DAN LLYWELYN HALL: WHEN THE ROADS MEET
Until 14 September
Sladers, West Bay Road, WEST BAY, Bridport DT6 4EL
10am - 5pm
01308 459511 Visit Website
A magnificent solo show of over fifty major recent paintings by one of the most interesting and talented young British painters, with ceramics by Svend Bayer and furniture by Petter Southall.
LEAPING THE FENCE
Until 14 September
Hestercombe Gallery, Hestercombe Gardens, CHEDDON FITZPAINE, Nr Taunton TA2 8LG
10am - 5pm
01823413923 Visit Website
Thanks to funding from Arts Council England and others a year long programme of arts activity at Hestercombe House is underway, kicking off ‘Leaping the Fence’, an exhibition celebrating contemporary art created over the last 25 years featuring works from ground breaking artists such as Tracey Emin, Mark Wallinger, Mark Quinn, David Batchelor, Gavin Turk, Mike Nelson and Susan Philipsz among others, many of them Turner Prize winners and nominees. It will cover diverse art forms ranging from sound, light and film works, to sculpture and digital works on paper. Exploring themes such as the human relationship to landscape and gardens and broader sociopolitical ideas the show will provide a unique opportunity to engage with thought provoking pieces rarely seen in the South West.
JOHN & PAUL NASH: BROTHERS IN ART
Until 14 September
Royal West of England Academy, Queens Road, BRISTOL BS8 1PX
Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 6pm, Sunday 11am - 5pm - £5 / £3.50
0117 973 5129
Work by brothers John and Paul Nash, war artists in both World Wars and two of British art's leading landscape painters.
DAVE WICKEN: ‘STRANGE SCENES FROM THE BORDERLANDS
Until 14 September
Rotunda Gallery, Lyme Regis Museum, LYME REGIS DT7 3QA
10am - 5pm
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From the space between drawing and photography witness a blue whale belly-flopping onto Lyme Regis and a dragon on holiday at Charmouth
‘SHOCK AND AWE: CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS AT WAR AND PEACE’
Until 17 September
Royal West of England Academy, Queen's Road, Clifton, BRISTOL BS8 1PX
Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 6pm, Sunday 11am - 5pm - £5 / £3.50
0117 973 5129
Work by contemporary artists recently exposed to the front-line of war in Iraq, Afghanistan and the Balkans.
CYCLES OF LIFE AND DEATH’
Until 20 September
Bridport Arts Centre, 9 South Street, BRIDPORT, Dorset DT6 3NR
Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 4pm
01308 424204 Visit Website
A retrospective of work by Greta Berlin, with Sven Berlin and Zennor Box. Greta Berlin was inspired by potter Bernard Leach and her father, sculptor and artist Sven Berlin. Over 40 years, Greta's career has taken her from ceramics, into stone carving and welded steel structures, and more recently painting.
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