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February Cartoon

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The January Cartoon

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Luke Jerram

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Harrison’s Garden If John Harrison had a garden, how might it have looked? In 2017, artist Luke Jerram took that thought and turned it into an amazing and imaginative exhibition that has been touring the UK. His idea was to create a ‘an imagined garden’ of clocks clustered into species, forming ‘flowerbeds’, ‘islands’, ‘pathways’ and borders’. Luke’s array of around 3000 timepieces […]

Chrissy Collinson – Sites Unseen

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The Tenfoot Series of paintings is a distillation of Hull’s hidden and unseen urban routes. These hidden routes have provided inspiration for me as an artist who lives in Hull and is intent on discovering the picturesque of the everyday, the roughness and irregularity of the mundane. My paintings are not though to be viewed […]

Studio Artists’ Show

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The annual Ropewalk Studio Artists Exhibition features work from David Alcock Sally Beaumont Emily Connor Deborah Grice Gill Hobson Richard Hatfield Judith Land Tim Needham Michael Scrimshaw Reginald Swinney Shirley Trumble Keith Woodcock 85 Fathoms

December Cartoon

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Fair Ground Fables – Michelle Forrest-Beckett

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Michelle recalls a frightfully fascinating childhood memory of a former sideshow attraction in Whitby. Her recollection of witnessing a pickled dicephalic baby and the staked bones of Dracula began the blurring of the boundaries between reality and fantasy. ‘Fairground Fables’ was conjured to question the satirical and moral ambiguity of fringe entertainment presented behind the […]

Richard Hatfield – Tim Needham

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Richard Hatfield & Tim Needhams’ interest in painting stretches back through careers that began just one year apart. Working independently, both find common ground in their references to landscape, yet it is their divergent approaches which spark the dialogue in this show. I paint out of doors and in the studio. Landscape embodies form, colour and light. […]

Retrospective: Max Marschner 1929-2017

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Max Marschner was born in London in 1929. His early life was interrupted by World War II and evacuation, but in 1943 he enrolled in the Junior Department of Camberwell School of Art. He stayed there until the early 1950s with breaks for National Service and matriculation. He excelled in the design department. These were […]

October in the garden

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