Exhibition: Great Artists | Great Teachers

Image Credit: Bob and Roberta Smith, Arts Council Collection, Southbank Centre, London © the artist

The Levinsky Gallery, Roland Levinsky Building, University of Plymouth, PL4 8AA

01752 585050
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https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/whats-on/exhibition-great-artists-great-teachers

Monday 17 September 2018 – Saturday 17 November 2018
Opening Hours: Monday-Friday 10am-5pm, Saturday 11am-4pm

Great Artists | Great Teachers brings together the work of some of the most significant artists/teachers working across the 20th Century and into the present. Selected as important artists in their own right, each of the artists are recognised as being hugely influential art teachers, helping to shape the direction of art education and inspiring the next generation of artists.

Featured artists:

Anthony Caro, Phyllida Barlow, David Batchelor, Michael Craig-Martin, Richard Hamilton, Lubaina Himid, Janice Kerbel, , Rosalind Nashashibi, Wendy Pasmore, Victor Pasmore, Carl Plackman, Bob and Roberta Smith, Jon Thompson and Richard Wentworth.

Great Artists | Great Teachers has been curated in response to the 250th anniversary of the Royal Academy of Arts, London, in Autumn 2018 and takes as its starting point the influence of Sir Joshua Reynolds, born in Plymouth (1723 –1792), one of the principal founders and first presidents of the Royal Academy of Arts. The exhibition includes a series of extracts from Reynolds’ Discourses on Art drawn from the city’s permanent collections

This is a partnership exhibition delivered by The Arts Institute and The Box, Plymouth

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