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MAKE 2017 - Contemporary Crafts for Christmas

The Devon Guild's annual Christmas selling exhibition showcases some of the finest contemporary crafts from UK based designer-makers. With a wide selection of disciplines to choose from, and a range of prices to suit all, it’s an ideal opportunity to buy an individual, handmade gift for Christmas. There's a DIY festive craft activity area for kids in the gallery too.

Free entry. Open daily, 10am-5.30pm

00626 832223

Ivan Chermayeff - Cut and Paste: Curator's Talk

Join David Smart, curator of Ivan Chermayeff: Cut and Paste, for a gallery tour and talk, exploring the practice and legacy of this prolific designer.

Free Admission

The Ivan Chermayeff - Cut and Paste exhibition is open to the public in the Peninsula Arts Gallery 19 September - 14 November 2015, Monday - Friday 10:00 - 17:00, Saturday 11:00 - 16:00.

https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/whats-on/ivan-chermayeff-curators-talk

Dream Cargo: Stanley Donwood's Artwork for J.G. Ballard Publications

Stanley Donwood, artist and writer, received an email from J.G. Ballard’s publishers asking if he would create cover art and design for 21 of the author’s works. In Donwood’s words:

“As Ballard is both arguably the finest and most peculiar novelist to work in English in the 20th century, and perhaps my favourite writer, the outcome of that email was a foregone conclusion."

In producing the cover designs, Donwood worked with scientists in their laboratories, using acids, combustion, X-rays, chromatography, and various other experimental techniques - working with the...