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Hatton Gallery  30 Jun - 11 Aug: ‘Machines and Myths’ ‘The Making of an Englishman’ ‘Louisa Hodgson: A New Perspective’ 🕰 Open Mon - Sat, 10am - 5pm. Free entry.

@gemartsuk’s #MasalaFestival is in full swing, and we’ve partnered with them by inviting everyone on Saturday 21 July, to an Indian miniature painting viewing day here at Hatton Gallery.
The beautiful miniature paintings were created in Rajasthan in 1835-6 and were collected by Professor Hatton.
There will also be a demonstration and workshop led by Jaymini de Silva in Indian miniature painting, drop in style and free. •
Saturday 21 July
Free, donations welcome.

Thank you to Michael Lyons and Judith LeGrove for their excellent talk yesterday about Michael’s work. We hope everyone who came along enjoyed as much as we did!

Don’t miss out on seeing Machines and Myths, on show here until 11 August.

We’re looking forward to Michael Lyons in conversation with Judith LeGrove at lunchtime today. He will talk about his exhibition of sculptures, drawings and prints currently on show.

On until 11 August, come to see our brilliant exhibition, The Making of an Englishman.

This exhibition seeks to celebrate the life and work of German émigré artist Fred Uhlman (1901-1985) whilst reflecting on universal themes such as identity and migration within the context of one of the most turbulent periods in European and world history.
It includes paintings and drawings dating from 1928 to 1971 such as early impressions of life in Paris, drawings executed whilst in internment on the Isle of Man during the Second World War and the later Welsh landscapes for which he became well known as well as previously unseen archive material.
A number of items from Uhlman’s 72 piece collection of African sculpture are included in this exhibition, in addition to a larger selection on permanent display at the Hatton.

(Image: Welsh Slate Mine in Snow, Fred Uhlman, 1959. Copyright Estate of Fred Uhlman).

Check out one of our summer exhibitions ‘Louisa Hodgson: A New Perspective’.

Louisa Hodgson taught at Kings College, now Newcastle University, from 1931 into the 1960s. Specialising in perspective and technical methods, Hodgson was respected for her precise depictions of architectural space.
A New Perspective unites the extensive collection of Hodgson’s drawings held by the Hatton Gallery and the @laingartgallery. Many of these works will be on display for the first time.
Alongside Hodgson’s drawings, the exhibition will include modern and contemporary works from the Hatton collection that are influenced by the rules of perspective.

Linked with this exhibition are a number tours, talks and workshops. Visit the ‘What’s On’ page on our website to find out more!

(Image credit: Louisa Hodgson, The Collingwood Monument, Tynemouth, Trafalgar Night, c. 1930-38)

Come and see Michael Lyons’ exhibition Machines and Myths, it’s on until 11th August

‪Have you been to see our new exhibitions yet?‬
‪All the following we have on until 11 August:‬
‪• The Making of an Englishman
• Machines and Myths: Sculptures and Drawings by Michael Lyons‬
‪• Lousia Hodgson: A New Perspective
‪Here are some shots from our preview event last Friday!‬

As part of Louisa Hodgson: A New Perspective, the exhibition will include modern and contemporary works from artists influenced by the rules of perspective. Opening tonight 6pm-8pm

Louisa Hodgson : A New Perspective opening tonight from 6pm-8pm. Many works displayed for the first time!

Getting Michael Lyons’ work in place, come along tomorrow evening 6pm-8pm to see the finished exhibition. Thanks @matt_fairley & @innes.f for a smooth install!

As part of @getnorth2018, ‘History of the North in 100 Objects’ is an interactive website bringing together 100 objects from museum collections across Northern England which tell the story or the North’s ability to reinvent itself, to survive, thrive and create new futures for itself and others.

Visit www.100objectsnorth.co.uk to explore the fascinating and varied objects before choosing the items you like the best for your very own online exhibition! Create and share your own story of Northern England through the objects you collect to reflect the North’s innovation, inventiveness and imagination.

We’re very excited to see that one of the 100 objects on display in this virtual exhibition is ‘The Merz Barn Wall’ by Kurt Schwitters 1947-48 which you can find here at Hatton Gallery!

Take a look at the other #100objectsnorth and start creating YOUR own exhibition. #getnorth2018

Credit: Merz Barn Wall, Kurt Scwitters, 1947 copyright DACS 2018.

Today is your last chance to see the fantastic work of @newcastleuni’s very talented young artists here on display at Hatton Gallery. So many outstanding pieces of art!

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