Exhibition

Memento Mori

14 Oct 2021 – 13 Nov 2021

Regular hours

Monday
Closed
Tuesday
Closed
Wednesday
11:00 – 18:00
Thursday
11:00 – 18:00
Friday
11:00 – 18:00
Saturday
12:00 – 18:00
Sunday
Closed

Free admission

AIR Gallery

Altrincham
England, United Kingdom

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Travel Information

  • Altrincham Interchange
  • Altrincham
  • Altrincham Interchange

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AIR gallery's latest exhibition showcases the macabre, the grotesque and surreal works of 27 artists from around the world.

About

Translated as 'Remember Death'; the exhibition sets to remind the viewer of their own fragile mortality whilst also providing a poignant commentary on the art world perceptions of beauty and aesthetics. We are always drawn to works that are appealing to the eye, but what happens when we are confronted with uncomfortable depictions of modern life or something visually grotesque? What makes the unappealing difficult to digest but impossible to turn away from?​

The exhibition features a range of Paintings, sculptures, and fine art from artists that highlight the disturbing beauty and curious attraction to the dark and unsettling. Although there are elements that remind us of the inevitability of death, there is dark humour, and elements that also highlight the affirmation of life with each artist presenting new ways for us to reflect on our own mortal state of being.​

Please be aware that there are elements of this exhibition that may be disturbing or upsetting to some visitors.

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