Friday, October 26, 2007

Tate St Ives

The new exhibition at Tate St Ives focuses on the work of Constructionists Kenneth and Mary Martin. The exhibition runs through to 13th January 2008.

Order + Change (No Chance), Kenneth Martin

Inversions, 1967, Mary Martin
Their work occupies three of the main galleries, with the main atrium over looking Porthmeor beach housing a complimentary exhibition of work from the Tate Collection of Modernist artists who were working in St Ives during the post-war period.

Also on display are ceramics from Bernard Leach and his circle who were so influential on the development of Studio Pottery.

The John Wells Centenary Display occupies The Studio and includes many well known works such as Aspiring Forms and Sea Bird Forms.

The fifth gallery houses a display of the work of Artist in Residence Jonty Lees, exploring the eccentricities of human activity.

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