Until 2 June 2013 / Using those already in popular circulation as starting points - found photographs, movies, posters, newspaper illustrations - his paintings naturally inherit the social and political implications of their source material.
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For his solo exhibition at BALTIC 39, the first in a UK public gallery, Matt Calderwood has created a series of ambitious new sculptures, works on paper and video. Now open Wed-Sun.
GRAYSON PERRY / RELIQUARY PENDANT
Own your very own piece of art history with this Reliquary Pendant by Turner Prize winning artist Grayson Perry. A unique and original relic of his work.
© Mariah Robertson 7, 2011 Unique C-Print on metallic paper 61 ¼ x 105 ¼ inches Courtesy Museum 52, New York Copyright the artist
© Mariah Robertson 9, 2011 Unique C-Print on metallic paper 1968 x 50 inches Courtesy Museum 52, New York Copyright the artist
Highly aware of our technology-saturated world, New York-based Mariah Robertson bridges photography, painting, film and sculpture with images that, at first, hark back to the slower, semi-pre-digital arena of her youth. Working in a darkroom using analogue techniques now in their demise, Robertson manipulates photographic materials to reveal their strengths and fallibilities. Her hands-on approach sees chemical mishaps 'paint' the photographic surface, and an array of objects exposed directly on the paper or obstructing the enlarger.
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BALTIC Centre for
South Shore Road
NE8 3BA, UK
Open Daily 10.00–18.00
except Tues 10.30–18.00