Galleries - January 2015

DEVON a THE MARLE GALLERY Victoria Place, Axminster, Devon EX13 5NQ Contemporary Fine Art. Winter Exhibition. Until Jan 17. Original Paintings, Limited Edition Prints, Ceramics, Sculpture, Designer Jewellery, Textiles. Tue–Sat 10–5, other timesby appt t 01297 639970 b MARINE HOUSE AT BEER Fore Street, Beer, nr Seaton, Devon EX12 3EF Mixed display of paintings including work by Mike Bernard RI, Charlie O’Sullivan, Andrew Coates, Tina Stokes, Tina Morgan, Jim Farrant, Mary Pym, Anita Klein and Peter Barker; ceramics by Amanda Popham, Tony Laverick, Richard Godfrey and Mark Dally; glass by Peter Layton, Bob Crooks, Siddy Langley and Amanda Brisbane. Marine House 10–5, closed Mon in winter Steam Gallery 10–5, closed Tue in winter t 01297 625257 c THELMA HULBERT GALLERY Elmfield House, Dowell Street, Honiton EX14 1LX Matisse: Drawing with Scissors. Jan 10–Feb 7. A Hayward Touring Exhibition from the Southbank Centre, 22 GALLERIES JANUARY 2015 MAP 11 UK WEST COUNTRY, CHANNEL ISLANDS London.Featuring 35 lithographic reproductions of the spectacular paper cut-outs of Henri Matisse, including iconic images ‘The Snail’ and the ‘Blue Nudes’. Tue–Sat 10–5, admn free t 01404 45006 EXETER d ROYAL ALBERT MEMORIAL MUSEUM & ART GALLERY Queen Street, Exeter EX4 3RX t 01392 265858 DORSET e THE ARTHOUSE GALLERY Askrigg House, Westcliff, Bournemouth BH2 5LH Town centre gallery selling carefully selected paintings and original artist prints by leading modern and contemporary artists, uniquely displayed in a natural home environment. Genuine New Year stock clearance. Many exceptional bargains. See website for details. *ad t 07712 933804 f ARTWAVE WEST Morcombelake, Dorset DT6 6DY Impressive Contemporary Art Gallery exhibiting National and International Artists including Amy Albright, Suchi Chidambaram, Heather Duncan, Kate Giles, Martin Goold, Jeannette Hayes, Edward Kelly, Kathy Little, Steve Mace and Sonia Stanyard. Coffee bar and car park. Tue–Sat 10–5 or by appt t 01297 489746 g THE GALLERY AT 41 41 East Street, Corfe Castle, Wareham, Dorset BH20 5EE The Changing Year. Until Jan 24. Dorset artists celebrate the changing seasons in a range of mediums. Including painters Richard Price ROI, David Atkins, Felicity House PS, Edward Vine, Judy Tate, Vicky Finding and Mike Jeffries with sculptors Moira Purver SWA, Sue Lansbury and Brendon Murless. Sat only 11–4 in Jan t 01929 480095 A 3 8 A 3 8 6 A 3 0 A 3 8 6 A 3 7 7 A 3 6 1 A 3 0 A 3 0 A 3 9 A 3 6 A350 M 4 M 5 M 5 Dev no Somerset Dorset Wiltshire Hampsh TAUNTON BRIDGWATER STREET WELLS SALISBURY SHERBORNE YEOVIL HONITON CREDITON DEFORD BARNSTAPLE EHAMPTON STOCK TOTNES LYME REGIS DORCHESTER WEYMOUTH BOURNEMOUTH POOLE CHRISTC ST HELIER ST PETER WESTON-SUPER-MARE CLEVEDON BRADFORD ON AVON TORQUAY BRIDPORT SWANSEA BLANDFORD IVYBRIDGE BEER SHEPTON MALLET TOPSHAM MODBURY CHANGFORD MORCOMBELAKE AXMINSTER BRAUNTON SWANAGE BRUTON WAREHAM THE CHANNEL ISLANDS JERSEY GUERNSEY BATH BRISTOL YMOUTH EXETER e g h k j f i a DARTINGTON A M 5 HONITON BEER TOPSHAM BUDLEIGH SALTERTON XETER d c b A Christopher Wood ‘Woman with a Blue Necklace’ ‘Modern British’ – at Crane KalmanGallery (till 17 January) – is an exhibition in the exploratory spirit of the gallery’s founder, the discerning, dynamic, erudite Andras Kalman (1919-2007). It contains L.S. Lowry’s endearingly unsentimental study of schoolboys running furiously against a burnished industrial sky, and celebrates that early, astoundingly fertile period when Christopher Wood and Ben and Winifred Nicholson worked together, inspired by the fresh impulse of Alfred Wallis’s art – seen in Ben’s austere yet vibrantly measured Still Life – Bankshead (c.1925) of glowing fruits and monochrome bottle on a tabletop; Wood’s 1928 beatifically enigmatic, monumental portrait, The Blue THUMB nails