Rose Wylie at Newlyn Art Gallery

Image Credit: Newlyn Art Gallery

Newlyn Art Gallery, New Road, Newlyn, TR18 5PZ

01736 363715
info@newlynartgallery.co.uk
http://newlynartgallery.co.uk

Saturday 09 June 2018 – Saturday 15 September 2018
Opening Hours: Mon - Sat, 10am - 5pm
Admission Fee: £2.20 (incl Gift Aid donation) for a seven-day pass to both venues, free entry for Supporters, U18s and Local Art Pass holders

Workshop

Paint Your Dog
18 August, 2–4pm
£4, booking via EventBrite
Booking essential

HISTORY PAINTING

Rose Wylie is best known for creating colourful, large-scale, figurative paintings that are smart, funny, and quietly political. These are usually made from memory and draw on a wide range of cultural references from history, fashion and cinema, to mythology, sport and literature. The thread linking these fields is her interest in how images evolve and accumulate meaning – becoming familiar, iconic and part of the narrative of popular culture and wider history.

The large scale paintings at Newlyn Art Gallery include three recent works inspired by the Pilgrims ship the Mayflower voyage, which had a final landing at Newlyn to take on fresh water before sailing to America in 1620. In the lower gallery we will present Ben Rivers’ film What Means Something (2015) which reflects on his friendship with Rose, her painting and the artistic processes they have in common.

History Painting is a Plymouth Art Centre exhibition and curated by Ben Borthwick. This exhibition will be shown across both our venues. 

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