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Tuesday, 17 February 2009

Brent Artists Resource: Exhibition in Print


Brent Artists Resource: Exhibition in Print

You are cordially invited to: The Preview party - Thursday 19th February 6-8pm. At 7pm: Life music by Harkishan Parmar: a World Music Musician.Harkishan Parmar is a WORLD MUSIC MUSICIAN, who has studied extensively under a disciple of Ravi Shankar. He has also worked on BBC Television documentary with Imrat and Nishat Khan (family of legendary guitarist Vilayat Khan).


The Show

Is printmaking a cheat’s way of escaping the rigours of painting and drawing, or is it one of the greatest means of artistic expression? Certainly artists from Rembrandt to Picasso were fascinated by the medium (or media) and they had more limited techniques at their disposal than are available today. But you don’t need an expensive press or complicated equipment to produce interesting prints. Black paint, paper, pencil and a rolling pin (or even a potato) can provide hours of enjoyment and experiment, and remarkable results. The next BAR exhibition at the Gallery at Willesden Green will concentrate on prints: monoprints, etchings, screenprints, lithographs, lino and woodcuts – prints combined with other media


Times of opening

Dates: Tuesday 17th February – Thursday 19th March Times: Every day: 2pm-6pm

The Gallery

The Gallery at Willesden Green is a vibrant community space where new ideas are incubated and encouraged, where emerging and talented artists find a place to display and perform, and where art becomes accessible to everyone in the community.

For more information visit website: www.artsnmusica.com
Contact
Gallery Coordinator: Lorenzo Belenguer Tel: 020 8459 1421
Email: info@brentartistsresource.org.uk
Website: www.brentartistsresource.org.uk

The Gallery at Willesden Green
Willesden Green Library Centre
95, High Road, London NW10 2SF
T 0208 459 1421
E info@brentartistsresource.org.uk
W http://www.brentartistsresource.org.uk
(Please note Lorenzo works part-time: Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays)Registered Company number 5700942

Visiting Brent Artists’ Resource
Underground Stations: Willesden Green Tube (8 minutes): Dollis Hill Tube (13 minutes)
Buses: 52, 98, 260, 266, 302 and 460
Railway Stations: Kensal Rise Railway Station (21 minutes): Brondesbury Park Railway Station (21 minutes)
Parking: free large car park at rear of Gallery
Gallery opening times: 14:00 - 18:00 Daily. Closed Christmas to New Year

Brent Artists Resource is a Company Limited by Guarantee 5700942 and supported by
Brent Council
Daniel and Harris - Solicitors
The Tricycle
The Harvist Trust
Queens Park Residents Association



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Registered Company number 5700942

Brent Artists Resource is supported by Brent Council

Monday, 9 February 2009

Images from the Foyles show February 2009



By Keith Stanfield



Painting by Olive Cross (detail)



cactus Flower (detail)




Detail from "The Repeatedly Faltulent Domesticated Cassowary Flock of Sub Lieutenant Lionel "Sponge Bar" Hermington" (aka Fire1)






Painting by Phillip Worth (detail)




Detail from painting by Rosina Flower



Print Image by Lorretta





Print Image by Lorretta



Lions (detail) by Grace Kimble



Boulevard (detail)








Detail from painting by Keith Stanfield





"Doubting Thomas" (detail) by Keith Stanfield




Hanging the Foyles show February 8th 2009
















Sunday, 1 February 2009

MEMBERS’ EXHIBITIONS Review Service

You will know that we are always eager to hear about our members’ art-related activities, especially one-person exhibitions, and to publicize these in the blog and newsletter. We also now have in place a team of reviewers who have covered FPS Group and other London exhibitions in recent years.

These you will no doubt have read and we hope you will agree that they add an attractive and, indeed, a very useful addition to the blog/newsletter. We are keen to extend this review service to our own members, so that in the course of the year we can present a mix of informed writing both on the current work of FPS artists, and on the art scene generally.

If you are planning a one-person show in the near future, or making a significant contribution to a group, and would be interested in an independent review for our publications, please contact
‘FPS Review Service’
282 St. John’s Road,
Hemel Hempstead,
Herts HP1 1QG

Alternatively e-mail philip@whitehousestudio.fsnet.co.uk or ring 01442 264766.

Please include your contact details.

Practical considerations mean that for the time being the service would have to focus on London and the South-East.