Grotesques

Our first pop-up exhibition Grotesques opened with a preview evening on Thursday 2nd December, in the otherwise empty retail space, 3 Whiteladies Gate.

Grotesques featured new work by eleven Bristol based artists who have responded to the theme through a wide variety of media including; painting, video, sculpture, photomontage, linocut and illustration.

Artists exhibiting in Grotesques were: Amy Timms, Angela Lizon, Becca Thorne, Dave Bain, Joe Evans, Richard Broomhall, Rose Sanderson, Sam Marsh, Sophie Woodrow, Tim Lane and Tom Mead.

2nd – 23rd December 2010, 11am – 7pm daily

3 Whiteladies Gate, Bristol, BS8 2PH

adj.

Characterized by ludicrous or incongruous distortion, as of appearance or manner.

Outlandish or bizarre, as in character or appearance.

Of, relating to, or being the grotesque style in art or a work executed in this style.

n.

One that is grotesque.

A style of painting, sculpture, and ornamentation in which natural forms and monstrous figures are intertwined in bizarre or fanciful combinations.

A work of art executed in this style.

 
Supported by:- Kingsley Thomas

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