Sat, 14 Jul 2012 - Sat, 08 Sep 2012Quay Arts’ Young Curators and Studio Quay students from High Schools on the Isle of Wight, visited David Hockney’s ‘A Bigger Picture’ exhibition at the Royal Academy in March 2012. Through examining the panoramic-like qualities in his work and reflecting the inspirational landscape of the
Working collaboratively over a two week period, 250 students from Island Schools, artist
Guest artists are: David Firmstone / Lisa Traxler / Martin Swan / Jo Hummel-Newell / Eccleston George.The creative process leading to the exhibition will involve diverse approaches including direct drawing from the landscape, the creation of new imagined places, the gathering and harvesting of 'wild' materials to be incorporated into relief and sculptural sections, collage walls of photographs, mapping of favourite places and nostalgic associations.
The panoramic landscape will extend throughout the entire gallery space – bringing the outdoors indoors.
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We are pleased to announce that funding has now granted by the Ernest Cook Trust for this project!
DON’T FORGET... The West Gallery will be extending its opening hours to 6 – 9pm on Thu 19 Jul where we will also be screening Bruno Wollheim’s documentary film David Hockney: A Bigger Picture which looks at the years leading up to his exhibition ‘A Bigger Picture’ 2012 at the Royal Academy and his motives to create the work.
We are entering 360 degrees - A Panorama into this year's Big Draw competiton, the theme of which is '2012 In Lines' after Paul Klee's 'taking a line for a walk' - very appropriately, as the project started with taking a line for a walk around the gallery walls!
In addittion, Quay Arts will play host to an exciting evening of live performance responding to the work in The West Gallery for one night only. Don’t miss 360° - LIVE on Mon 30 Jul!