Exhibition

A Certain Kind Of Light

21 Jan 2017 – 7 May 2017

Cost of entry

Free

Towner Art Gallery

Eastbourne
England, United Kingdom

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  • The 3 (local service) and 12A (from Brighton) stop near the Winter Gardens on Carlisle Rd.
  • Eastbourne Train Station

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Light In Art Over Six Decades
An Arts Council Collection National Partner Exhibition

About

A Certain Kind Of Light explores how artists have responded to light, its materiality, transience and effect over six decades. The exhibition brings together artworks that reflect the relationship between light and a wide range of themes from brightness, colour and perception to transformation, energy and the passage of time. Encompassing paintings, sculpture, video, photography, drawing and immersive installations by almost thirty leading artists including David Batchelor, Ceal Floyer, Raphael Hefti, Runa Islam, Anish Kapoor, L S Lowry, Ivan Navarro, Julian Opie, Katie Paterson, Peter Sedgley, Rachel Whiteread and Cerith Wyn Evans.

Given its function as the basis for vision, light has long fascinated artists as both a material and as a subject. The exhibition will consider the different ways artists have explored the various aspects of light, from its importance as a source of illumination, as a pure sculptural material, as a mysterious force and as a source of energy that can be conceptually converted into other forms as a means to articulate singular impressions of time and space.

Artists in the exhibition:
Roger Ackling, David Batchelor, Rut Blees Luxemburg, Angela Bulloch, Garry Fabian-Miller, Ceal Floyer, Mark Garry, Raphael Hefti, Shirazeh Houshiary, Gary Hume, Runa Islam, Anish Kapoor, 
Peter Lanyon, Brad Lochore, L S Lowry, Elizabeth Magill, Ivan Navarro, Julian Opie, Katie Paterson, John Riddy, Peter Sedgley, Mark Titchner, Rachel Whiteread, Paul Winstanley, Cerith Wyn Evans, Toby Ziegler.

Curators

Brian Cass

Exhibiting artists

Mark Garry

Cerith Wyn Evans

Cerith Wyn Evans

Peter Lanyon

LS Lowry

John Riddy

Ceal Floyer

Roger Ackling

David Batchelor

Brad Lochore

Paul Winstanley

Runa Islam

Rachel Whiteread

Rachel Whiteread

Peter Sedgley

Shirazeh Houshiary

Raphael Hefti

Gary Hume

Gary Hume

Toby Ziegler

Rut Blees Luxemburg

Katie Paterson

Julian Opie

Mark Titchner

Anish Kapoor

Anish Kapoor

Elizabeth Magill

Iván Navarro

Garry Fabian-Miller

Angela Bulloch

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