new exhibitions
THE WHITWORTH

The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M15 6ER
0161 275 7450

www.whitworth.manchester.ac.uk
whitworth@manchester.ac.uk

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GRAHAM EATOUGH & STEPHEN SUTCLIFFE : NO END TO ENDERBY
to Sep 17, 2017

JOHN STEZAKER
24.06.2018
Using vintage photographs, old film stills, postcards and book illustrations, John Stezaker makes collages that subvert their original imagery, creating unique and compelling works of art. Collages from his Mask series will be shown, in which glamorous sitters’ faces are overlaid with scenic postcards featuring waterfalls bridges, seascapes; Untitled (Film Portrait Collages) in which photographs of B-movie actors are spliced together; and other works that combine and mirror photographs to subtly destabilise the image. This exhibition marks the gift from Karsten Schubert to the Whitworth of nineteen collages by John Stezaker, and a further three collages presented by the artist himself.

ANYA GALLACCIO
Ongoing
A new permanent commission in Whitworth Park by artist Anya Gallaccio, exploring themes of loss, memory and physical presence in both nature and architecture.

Click to enlargeALISON WILDING
Feb 16 - Aug 12, 2018
Turner Prize nominee and Royal Academician Alison Wilding presents works spanning the past 20 years of her career. This new show at the Whitworth will comprise of three major sculptures, including one, Disposition, from her 1998 series of 16 scenes from The Passion of Christ, gifted to the Arts Council Collection in 2006.

EXCHANGES
Mar 24, 2018 - Apr 1, 2019
Exchanges sets art and artists together, sometimes in harmony, sometimes in opposition – always with insight and intention.
Works by Gillian Wearing, William Hogarth and Louise Bourgious and Tracey Emin encourage dialogue about expectations of female behavior. Rebecca Warren and Hayley Tompkins elevate discarded objects to the status of art and challenge our ideas about what should be shown in museums. While Simon Patterson, Jitish Kallat, Roni Horn and Stephen Willats consider how we make order out of a disordered world.
Over the next year some of this art will be exchanged for our most recent acquisitions activating new dialogues between the works displayed.

ISAAC JULIEN : TEN THOUSAND WAVES
Mar 30 - Aug 28, 2018
Ten Thousand Waves is the most recent in a series of major moving image acquisitions by the Whitworth, and was supported through Art Fund’s Moving Image Fund.

BODIES OF COLOUR
May 4, 2018 - May 3, 2019
Breaking with stereotypes in the wallpaper collection

FOUR CORNERS OF ONE CLOTH
Jun 23, 2018 - Jun 9, 2019

PRINTS OF DARKNESS: GOYA AND HOGARTH
Jul 7, 2018 - Jul 14, 2019
Prints of Darkness: Goya and Hogarth in a Time of European Turmoil

ALICE KETTLE : THREAD BEARING WITNESS
Sep 1, 2018 - Mar 1, 2019
From the Barberini Tapestries to the Bayeux Tapestry, monumental textiles in the form of large-scale narrative embroideries, weaving and tapestries have been used to illustrate contemporary events to become enduring material chronicles. Thread Bearing Witness is a major new series of large textiles, and other works, to be shown at the Whitworth, that considers cultural heritage, refugee displacement and movement, while engaging with individual migrants and their creativity within the wider context of the global refugee crisis.

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