What's the future for figurative art?

28 Aug 2008

Event times

6pm - 7.30pm

Cost of entry

£7 (concessions for students, over 60s, FBA Friends, £5)

Mall Galleries

London, United Kingdom


Travel Information

  • Bus: 3, 6, 9, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 23, 24, 29, 53, 87, 88, 91, 139, 159, 176, 179, 453
  • Tube: Charing Cross (2 minutes walk), Piccadilly Circus (5 minutes walk), Embankment (5 minutes walk)
  • Rail: Charing Cross

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Come along and join this topical debate during the Threadneedle Figurative Prize exhibition at the Mall Galleries. In its first year the Prize received over 2,700 entries, making it the third largest submission for an open competition. Selectors Richard Cork (New Statesman art critic) and Brian Sewell (Evening Standard art critic) join shortlisted artist Tai-Shan Schierenberg to debate the question 'What's the future for figurative art?' Karen Wright, co-founder of Modern Painters, will chair the discussion. For tickets please call 020 7930 6844. Entry include a free glass of wine. Advance booking is recommended.


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