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Plymouth Contemporary 2021

Venue: 
The Arts Institute, Roland Levinksy Building, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AA
Event Date: 
Wednesday, July 7, 2021 - 10:00 to Sunday, September 5, 2021 - 17:00
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A bi-annual exhibition showcasing emerging and established contemporary artists

The Plymouth Contemporary 2021 is an open submission exhibition showcasing both emerging and established artists working nationally and internationally. This, the third Plymouth Contemporary exhibition brought to you by The Arts Institute, The Box and KARST, continues to support new ideas and a risk-taking approach across all art forms with previously featured artists going on to achieve national and international success.

The exhibition will run from 7 July to 5 September 2021 across The...

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Then, at last: MA Contemporary Art Practice Graduates 2020-2021

Venue: 
The Arts Institute, Roland Levinksy Building, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AA
Event Date: 
Friday, June 18, 2021 - 10:00 to Sunday, June 27, 2021 - 17:00
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An exhibition that showcases and celebrates the work of MA Contemporary Art Practice graduates.

Embarking on a postgraduate programme in Contemporary Art is an act of revision, of reflecting on and examining practice. Artists ask how they make work, who for, and why. They consider their materials, processes and the concepts they operate with. This is a challenge, but it is also an opportunity to shift direction, to try something new, to rejig. These works are the outcome of this process of questioning, and of the encounters with each other as a cohort. After a year of disruption,...

Trans-form – Trevor Bell

Trans-Form presents a selection of major works spanning the last three decades of award-winning artist Trevor Bell’s career, including the most recent paintings and favoured works from the artist’s personal archive.

Along with other significant artists who were working in St Ives in the 1950s, Trevor Bell (1930-2017), helped establish British art on the international stage. He also spent 20 years living and working in America and showed work on both sides of the Atlantic.

Trans-Form is the last exhibition supervised by Trevor Bell who passed away in November 2017. Recently...

Impulse Purchasing Survey: Fashion leads the way for consumer snap purchases

A new survey has found that the UK will spend £200 more when shopping online than in-store on average. Tech-savvy young professionals were the happiest to part with money, with just under one out of five 22 – 25 year old’s admitting to having spent over £1000.

The spending habits research, conducted by St. Albans-based Gallery Rouge, found that of the 260 items bought on a whim, the...

Exhibition: Plymouth Contemporary

2017 exhibition showcasing established, new and emerging talent

Now in its second year, the Plymouth Contemporary, run in partnership with Plymouth City Council (Arts & Heritage), is an open submission exhibition, providing a platform for new, up and coming creative talent alongside artists working nationally and internationally.

The 2017 Contemporary has grown to include the city’s largest independent contemporary art venue in Plymouth, KARST, providing space to show more quality artwork and to extend the impact of this prestigious biennial.

The artists,...