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In Praise of Shadows

Lesley Halliwell
11 April - 30 May

In Praise of Shadows brings together paintings, Exhbition Opening


drawings, artists’ books and video works by artist Thursday 11 April 10am
Lesley Halliwell, that mutually explore pattern, surface Morning opening with
finishes, reflectivity and lighting effects. refreshments.

The exhibition title is taken from a book of the same In Conversation


name by Jun’ichirō Tanizaki. Tanizaki explains how the Thursday 16 May
West, in its striving for progress, searches for light and An informal tour and talk
clarity, while oriental art and literature seek subdued with artist Lesley Haliwell.
forms that encourage an appreciation of shadow and
subtlety. The works in this exhibition look for the effects Made in Wolves
of light within a world laden with shade. Gallery
Based in the North West, Lesley Halliwell is currently undertaking a Millenium City Building
practice-based PhD (AHRC) at Manchester Metropolitan University. She University of
has exhibited her work in numerous exhibitions including: Beauty is the
First Test, Pumphouse Gallery, London; The Drawing Show, Castlefield Wolverhampton.
Gallery, Manchester; Jerwood Drawing Prize; Superabundant, Turner Mon - Fri, 9am - 5pm.
Contemporary, Margate; Bloomberg New Contemporaries.