Area Culture Guide – New Art West Midlands Special Edition

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Welcome to the all new edition of Area Culture Guide with a special focus on this year’s New Art West Midlands.

It is PACKED with culture, exhibitions, interviews and listing for upcoming events around the West Mids.

They’ll be on the streets from Monday and also available extensively at:

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Herbert Museum and Art Gallery
Wolverhampton Museum and Area Gallery
The Barber Institute of Fine Arts

In the meantime you can read the digital edition here.

@NewArtWM

Glen Stoker*Want to know what’s hot in the art world? The best place to find out is to look at what new and emerging artists are up to. That’s why Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, the Barber Institute of Fine Arts, Grand Union and Wolverhampton Art Gallery have come together to present New Art West Midlands, an exhibition across four galleries showcasing the talent and new work of emerging artists in the West Midlands. Continue reading

Area – New Art West Midlands Special Edition

Area_NAWM_2014.inddTo celebrate the fine artistic talent of the region for this edition we teamed up with New Art West Midlands to showcase some of the fine works on display until May. Take a look at the digital edition here or pick up your copy in the usual spaces as well as at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery.

 

PHOTOREALISM: 50 Years of Hyperrealistic painting

1_Baeder30 November – 30 March 2014
Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

Think you’re gazing at a photograph? No, that’s actually a painting! Take a look at everyday life from a new perspective because the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery are showcasing Europe’s first large scale retrospective dedicated to Photorealism.  Continue reading

Metropolis: Reflections on the modern city @BM_AG

Ever since early hunter-gatherer tribes first sought the protection and benefits of settlements –beginning with Uruk, Eridu, Ur and Çatalhöyük – towns and cities the world over have offered a rich source of fascination and inspiration for artists of all disciplines. Continue reading

New Art West Midlands, 15 Feb-19 May @BM_AG & @grandunionltd

After Cecil Beaton, Grace A Williams, 2012
On the final stroke of completing a Visual Art degree, those initial steps into the arena of artistry can present somewhat of a blank canvas! And it is this area of creative concern  that has lead to the creation of New Arts West Midlands, a competitive exhibition which will feature the innovative and engaging work of regional BA, MA and PhD Art graduates from 2010-2012. Continue reading

REVEALED: Government Art Collection from 16th November

For the first time outside of London, 200 works from the prolific Government Art collection will be removed from their usual dwellings in government buildings across the world, and united under the roof of Birmingham’s Gas Hall, in their up-and-coming fascinating exhibition, Revealed. Continue reading