Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Claire Dorsett - PV Friday 6-8 pm, Gateshead

Claire Dorsett Cool Dude (Whatever), 2018, Acrylic on canvas,190 x 160 cm, 74 3/4 x 63 in

Claire Dorsett

22 June - 27 July 2019
Workplace Foundation
Gateshead, UK

Wednesday - Saturday, 12 - 5pm
Preview: Friday 21 June, 6 - 8pm

“Small things become big and big things small - both in terms of size and feeling”
Notes, objects and snippets from day-to-day life are reduced by Claire Dorsett to line, colour and shape. Extreme close-up and extra-extra-large, the isolated images of Dorsett’s paintings assume a Janus - faced position, oscillating between joyous, childlike simplicity and menacing, totemic power… [read more...]

An exhibition catalogue with an essay by the influential Scottish sculptor, performance artist, filmmaker and painter Bruce McLean will be available during the exhibition [read more...]
About Workplace Foundation:
Workplace Foundation is a new charity that supports emerging and under-represented artists with a specific commitment to UK art scenes outside of London, and with a focus on The North of England. Workplace Foundation was founded by Workplace, a commercial gallery based in Gateshead, UK.
Workplace Foundation is a registered Charity and we rely on donations from individuals and trusts and foundations to enable us to do our work. There are a number of different ways you can support Workplace Foundation (learn more...)
Workplace Foundation
The Old Post Office
19-21 West Street, Gateshead
NE8 1AD, United Kingdom

T: +44 (0)191 477 2200
Office hours: Weds–Sat 12–5pm

Workplace Foundation is
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Company Name: Workplace Foundation
Charity Registration Number: 1174379
VAT Number: GB 133 4963 12
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