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Desire and Repulsion: Grotesqueries

February 11, 2011

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      The Art Corner is pleased to present “Desire and Repulsion: Grotesqueries” Throughout art history the grotesque has been used to reflect unresolved conflicts within the world, both personal and political. Historically, the encompassing theme of grotesque art is an impression of disharmony – perhaps moral, religious, cultural or within the natural world. […]

Call For Submissions

January 22, 2011

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The Art Corner is looking for work that reflects Theories of The Grotesque for an exhibition opening on the 21st of February2011. The Grotesque in art reflects conflicts with the world as defined by our cultural norms, sending our perceptions of our moral, religious, social or natural world askew. Wolfgang Kayser suggest that in order […]

Cuts and Grazes: A Creative View of the Spending Review

December 20, 2010

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10th – 30th of January 2011 Cuts and Grazes is an exhibition of ten emerging artists from Manchester, Salford, London and Hove.  The artists were selected from a call for submissions asking artists to respond to the recent spending review.  ‘Cuts and Grazes’ was conceived to highlight the public’s reaction to the recent spending cuts, […]

The Resistance

June 28, 2010

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RESISTANCE The Museum A history of the contagion years The Ann Frank Museum meets Dawn of the Dead This exhibition both chronicles a fictional narrative and offers an experience of a fantasy of apocalyptic proportions. The audience traverse a gallery space converted in to a group of human survivor’s hideout in the centre of a […]

“Giving a camera to Diane Arbus is like putting a live grenade in the hands of a child.” Norman Mailer

March 16, 2010

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The Dean Gallery in Edinburgh is currently showing a retrospective of her work in their Artist Rooms series.   Arbus’ portraits of people on the margins of society spans over 4 rooms of the Dean Gallery, the 70 prints of her work are an important acquisition to the Artist Rooms collection.