The New Art Gallery Walsall celebrates its 10th birthday in February 2010!
As part of the celebrations, we are delighted to present this exhibition which will feature a consciously eclectic range of artists whose works will be linked through broad reference to the party, a theme which will extend across music, singing, dancing, greetings cards, food and drink, dress and decorations.
Whilst the show mainly comprises of contemporary art, a selection of modern and historic works will also be included. Amongst the revelry will lurk darker and more sinister undercurrents!Participating artists include: Jonathan Allen, Michael Andrews, David Batchelor, Peter Blake, The Honourable Dorothy Brett, Angela Bulloch, Vanley Burke, Marc Chagall, Kent Christensen, Lucienne Cole, John Collier, Martin Creed, Cathy Daley, Judy Darragh, Grahham Dolphin, Sean Dower, Frederick William Elwell, David Ersser, Rose Finn-Kelcey, Gilbert & George, Nan Goldin, Francisco de Goya, Anne Hardy, Frederick Daniel Hardy, Juneau Projects, John Kirby, Darren Lago, Jim Lambie, Mark Leckey, Colin Lowe, Roddy Thompson and Sarah Lucas, Seamus Nicolson,Chris Ofili, Martin Parr, Peter Peri, Eric Ravilious, Paula Rego, Pierre Auguste Renoir, Malick Sidibé, David Shrigley, Bob and Roberta Smith, Emma Talbot, Sam Taylor Wood, Juergen Teller, Andrew Tift, Spencer Tunick, Gavin Turk, Daisy de Villeneuve, Jane Wilbraham, Gillian Wearing, Yang Mian and Zhang Peng.
Existing or coming into being at the same period; of today or of the present. The term that designates art being made today.
UK, Walsall, The New Art Gallery
- 12 February 2010 − 18 April 2010