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Drawn from Life

Drawn from Life
Library Shelf Location 17.DRAW
Publication Date 2011
Description A Green Cardamom project One of the largest international exhibitions that Abbot Hall has hosted to date, bringing together works by over 40 artists from a wide geographical spectrum - South Asia, Australia, the Middle East, Europe and the US - juxtaposing work by international contemporary artists with Abbot Hall’s collection of 18th - 20th century British art. This vast geographical scope and wide historical spectrum opens up a dialogue between different locales and eras, using art as a portal to explore questions of identity and history. The exhibition uses four themes - the landscape, the everyday, the diary and the body politic - to interpret drawing in the broadest sense. This innovative show encompasses both the temporary exhibition spaces and the permanent galleries, including new site-specific commissions.
ISBN 9780956182913
Quantity 1
Pages 80
Editor Anita Dawood
Format Exhibition Catalogue
Publishers Abbott Hall Art Gallery, Green Cardamom
Category Group Exhibition/Multiple Artists
Keywords Body (subject), Nature, Seascapes, Landscapes (representations), Natural forms
Language English

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