16 Nov 2017 – 30 Nov 2017

Event times

10am - 5pm Monday - Saturday

Cost of entry


WING Art Gallery

England, United Kingdom

Travel Information

  • Wadhurst

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Find a mask and wear it well so your true identity no one can tell...


Founded around the turn of the century in Paris, surrealism is often considered both a cultural and revolutionary art movement. It proposed that the Enlightenment - the influential 17th- and 18th- century intellectual movement that championed reason and individualism - had suppressed the superior qualities of the irrational, unconscious mind and surrealism’s goal was to liberate thought, language, and human experience from the oppressive boundaries of rationalism. 

Surrealist painters were influenced by the fantastic and grotesque images of earlier painters such as Hieronymus Bosch and Francisco Goya as well as contemporaries such Giorgio de Chirico and Marc Chagall. Icons of the surrealist movement include artists such as Salvador Dali, Joan Miro, Rene Magritte (cover image), Frida Kahlo and Max Ernst.

Presenting artwork by a selection of gallery and invited artists, Masquerade promises to be a glorious expedition into both identity and contemporary surrealism. 

Exhibiting artist list:

Ann Bridges​

Alison Trask

Chris Jones
Christina France
Dani Humberstone
David Winston
Edith Pargh Barton
Gavin Roweth
George Underwood
Georgina Brett Chinnery
Jane Ford
Jane Gray
Julia Andrews-Clifford
Leila Godden
Mike Fryer
Nikolas Domanski
Pat Savage
Pippa Burley
Rakel Persson
Shelley Rose
Simone Riley
Stephanie Else
Vikky Furse


Lesley Samms

Exhibiting artists

Gallery and Invited artists


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