Exhibitions

23Jul

ARTIST ROOMS: JENNY HOLZER

July 23, 2018-  July 31, 2019 |  Free
American artist Jenny Holzer presents statements that can provoke strong responses. Whether encountered on city streets or in art galleries, Jenny Holzer’s work asks us to consider the words and messages that surround us. Her art takes many forms, including stone benches, projections, signs, posters, paintings, plaques and textiles. Words are central to her work, whether pasted on a wall, flickering from an electronic sign, carved in granite or stitched in wool.   Early in her career, Holzer delivered messages on posters and T-shirts so they would be seen in everyday places rather than in museums and galleries. Her work...
04Oct

Living with Buildings

October 4, 2018-  March 4, 2019 |  Free
How does our built environment affect us? This major exhibition about health and architecture examines the positive and negative influence buildings have on our physical and mental health. Architects, planners and designers can have a powerful influence on our health and self-esteem, as well as ideas around community and society.   We spend more time than ever within the structures of our cities, and more people than ever live in metropolitan areas. The recent tragedy at Grenfell Tower in west London, in which 72 people lost their lives, draws urgent attention to the connections between our homes and health, as...