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THE NEW ART GALLERY WALSALL

Gallery Square, Walsall WS2 8LG
01922 654 400

www.thenewartgallerywalsall.org.uk
info@thenewartgallerywalsall.org.uk

Tue–Sat 10–5, Sun 12-4. Closed Mon.

2 min walk from Walsall Station

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MIKE NELSON : LIONHEART
Feb 2 - Jun 3, 2018
Mike Nelson is known for his installations, which often take the form of extended labyrinths; immersive environments that involve the viewer. Lionheart, 1997 consists of junk materials painstakingly collected from specific locations by the artist and assembled to create a fictional drifter's camp, complete with skins, traps, darts, trophies and beer cans.

ARTISTS' STUDIO: LEAH CARLESS
Feb 20 - May 13, 2018
Leah Carless works with sculptures to explore ideas around making and materiality and the emotional qualities we attach to physical objects and processes. Her practice involves the investigation of notions of physicality in contemporary society; in particular, what it might mean to have a fleshy body in a consumer culture saturated by visual imagery.

ARTISTS IN FOCUS
Mar 17 - Dec 2, 2018
The 2018 Collections galleries re-hang focuses on individual artists who each have a distinct body of work within our Permanent Collection. Each of our themed collection rooms will feature multiple works from a single contemporary artist, alongside highlights from the Gallery's renownded Garman Ryan Collection. Artists from our Permanent Collection represented include Frank Auerbach, Rachel Goodyear, Chantal Joffe and George Shaw.

CORNELIA PARKER : THIRTY PIECES OF SILVER (2015)
Mar 17 - Dec 2, 2018
A recent acquisition to our Permanent Collection, Cornelia Parker's print series Thirty Pieces of Silver will be on display in our Floor 2 temporary exhibition space, in celebration of the 250th anniversary of the Royal Academy. Parker, who graduated from Wolverhampton Polytechnic, was elected a Royal Academician in 2010.

ANDREW TIFT : IMMORTALISE
May 25 - Sep 2, 2018
Private view Thu May 24 6pm - 8pm
Andrew Tift is a figurative artist specialising in portraiture. For this major solo exhibition, Andrew will present a range of paintings, drawings, photographs and sketchbooks which combine his love of portraiture with more recent experimental works. This exhibition will celebrate the artist's work to date and demonstrate the breadth of this recent practice.

MAHTAB HUSSAIN: GOING BACK HOME TO WHERE I CAME FROM
May 25 - Sep 2, 2018
Private view Thu May 24 6pm - 8pm
Mahtab Hussain has developed an artistic practice which reflects on ideas of homeland, race, identity and cultural difference. This exhibition presents a powerful and poetic reflection on ideas of home; of belonging and displacement. It also represents a deeply emotional personal journey of discovery and offers a revealing insight into the people and landscape of Kashmire.

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