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The Laing Art Gallery

2012-09-26T15:45:00+01:00September 26th, 2012|Art Appreciation|

The Laing Art Gallery was our venue for the outing on Thursday, March 15th. One exhibition centred on Sting's commissioned painting “Northern City Renaissance, Newcastle, England (2004-2008)” by leading contemporary American landscapist Stephen Hancock. The group found this impressive and very interesting. I would recommend this to anyone interested in the [...]

Laing Art Gallery visit – 7 June 2012

2012-09-26T15:37:56+01:00September 26th, 2012|Art Appreciation|

On the 7th June, twelve of the group arrived at the Laing Art Gallery to hear a presentation by Dr. Barbara Morden entitled “A Family Well Disposed”. This interesting talk explored the representation of relationships and status in painting from the 18th century to the present. The work of well-known artists including Gainsborough, [...]

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