Modern Art, 50-58 Vyner Street, E2 9DQ, 18 April 2018

Eva Rothschild in conversation with Caroline Douglas, Director of Contemporary Art Society

On Wednesday 18 April, Eva Rothschild will be in conversation with Caroline Douglas, Director of Contemporary Art Society, to discuss her latest exhibition now open at Modern Art, Vyner Street. Titled ‘Iceberg Hits’, this is Rothschild’s fifth solo exhibition with the gallery.

Eva Rothschild’s work has developed out of the legacy of the modernist sculptural tradition, in particular the formal languages of such artists as Barbara Hepworth and Eva Hesse, both of whom, in their own ways, were committed to studying sculpture’s capacity to create bodily encounters in space. Similarly, for Rothschild, scale, mass, volume and materiality are central components of her sculptural lexicon, but so are humour, illusion and ritual. Rothschild’s work - which is made out of materials such as jesmonite, Perspex, steel, leather and beads - is concerned with how certain qualities of corporeality might be invested with spiritual meaning, and the precise point at which narratives might arise out of formal arrangements.

Schedule

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    ‘Staging and Film Sets’

    Thursday 26th July 4-6pm
    Brunswick Room, Central Library, Blackpool.
    Booking required via Grundy Art Gallery

    The fifth event in the What We Talk About ... series of public discussions will explore artist’s practices that work with film, installation and theatre, considering in particular how the site specific ‘staging’ of film can facilitate nuanced encounters that both extend and inform a viewer’s experience. Speakers include filmmaker Chris Paul Daniels, Stockholm based academic and researcher Annika Wik and curators Poppy Bowers (Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester), Paulette Terry Brien (Grundy Art Gallery) and Will Rose (Pavilion, Leeds).

  • Thu 23 August 2018

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