BILL MURRAY: a story of distance, size and sincerity
In BILL MURRAY: a story of distance, size and sincerity, artist Brian Griffiths presents an ambitious new commission that takes in BALTIC’s vast Level 4 gallery with a contrastingly small-scale production. A series of nine different style buildings, including a lavish LA beach house, a historic Scottish mansion and an ocean adventure dome, imagine Hollywood actor Bill Murray’s activities and pastimes.
Selected works 1970-2015
American artist B. Wurtz is best known for his carefully assembled sculptures and installations made of a wide range of commonplace, discarded materials. A prideful appreciator of lowly objects, his practice is highly concerned with the ethics of re-use, yet is also highly engaged with art history.
BALTIC presents the work of British artist Hannah Collins (born London, 1956), known for her large unframed photographs and installations that create immersive spatial experiences.
£4.00/£2.50 concession / BALTIC Members 10% discount
Rachel Wells, art historian will lead an exhibition walkthrough drawing from her research on scale in contemporary sculpture.
Whether you’ve ever had a conversation about contemporary art before or not you are warmly welcomed to have one with us. These one hour conversations, facilitated by artist, curator and educator, Professor Helen Baker, are an opportunity to explore topics that relate to the Brian Griffiths exhibition
An exhibition of new and recent work by artist Peter J Evans will open in BALTIC’s project space at BALTIC 39, Newcastle upon Tyne on 11 September. Evans is interested in the nature and ideas of finite truth in an infinitely changeable universe and works with drawing, sculpture, installation, performance and sound in an attempt to make sense of the ungraspable realities we live within.
BALTIC 39 / £5.00/£4.00* concession / BALTIC Members 10% discount
An interactive enquiry on ‘the nature of reality’ using work by artist Peter J. Evans. This is the first Space to Think hosted at BALTIC 39, Newcastle upon Tyne
BALTIC 39 is a hub for contemporary art in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne with the a project space gallery programmed by BALTIC with changing exhibitions and events. The building is also home to Northumbria University’s Fine Art students, thirty two artists’ studios and BALTIC Professor, Christine Borland.
Renowned paper-cut artist Rob Ryan presents Ryantoon, a pop-up shop at BALTIC SHOP featured his much-loved designs in exclusive monochrome.
Being so close to Christmas, paper-cut artist Emma Boyes has created a festive-themed workshop so you can make your own paper-cut art for your home or create a special and unique gift for a loved one.
Serving hot and cold drinks, speciality coffees, alcohol, sandwiches, pastries, mouthwatering cakes and a range of freshly made meals.
An exhibition of sketchbooks by Artist Teachers working in the North East and Cumbria, this exhibition celebrates the Sketchbook Circle; a national collaboration of artist educators sharing and responding to the artwork and processes of previously unknown colleagues. #drawingchangeslives
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