Stanley Spencer Gallery – 50th Anniversary Exhibition

Exhibition: Stanley Spencer Gallery – 50th Anniversary Exhibition, The Stanley Spencer Gallery, Cookham, until November 4 2012

The Stanley Spencer Gallery in Cookham is celebrating its 50th anniversary with Spencer’s Earthly Paradise, an exhibition of the local artists work.

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Rachael Lomas looks at the Falklands in new show at Weston-super-Mare Helicopter Museum

Exhibition: Inscape Landscape, The Helicopter Museum, Weston-super-Mare, until July 22 2012

Commemorating the 30th Anniversary of the Falklands war, West Country artist Rachael Lomas has made a series of pen and ink drawings, cut shapes and shadow imagery designed to capture the environment of the Falklands and how it affected those serving in the conflict.

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Simon Martin’s Louis Ghost Chair installation premieres at The Holburne Museum in Bath

Simon Martin’s latest short film, commissioned by the both the museum and Film and Video Umbrella, centres around the classic Louis XV armchair.

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Martin Parr curates views of celebrity in Richard and Famous at Open Eye Gallery

Open Eye Gallery is hosting two exhibitions looking at the evolution of celebrity culture through photographs.

Photograph copyright Simone Leuck.

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Laing Art Gallery to host Sting’s favourite painting, Northern City Renaissance

The Laing Art Gallery in Newcastle is welcoming the return of Northern City Renaissance, a painting commissioned by Sting to celebrate his hometown.
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