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Discounted FOYAG Talk - 15th June

The Friends of York Art Gallery (FOYAG) are hosting a talk by Julian Stair, on 15th June 2013, at 2pm. It will take place at the Yorkshire Museum and will be on the intriguing topic of “The Matter of Life and Death”.

FOYAG are offering SAASY students a discounted entry price of just £3 (rather than the usual £7) which includes a free glass of wine!

This is a great opportunity and we hope to see you there!

FOYAG Exhibition and Art Sale - 18th-19th May 2013

The Friends of York Art Gallery (FOYAG) are running a gallery exhibition and a sale of work by local artists of the York area. It will take place on 18th and 19th May 2013, from 10am-4pm, at St. Olave’s Church Hall, Marygate Lane, York.

Admission is just £1 and all proceeds go towards the new art store at York Art Gallery. Refreshments will be available, so even if you don’t intend to buy, please do come along and browse some local artists’ works!

Erskine, Hall & Coe exhibition - Claudi Casanovas - Lluna Nova

Erskine, Hall & Coe Ceramics and Modern Art Gallery, London is featuring a solo exhibition, Lluna Nova, which displays fifteen new works by acclaimed Catalan artist Claudi Casanovas.

This show explores ideas relating to darkness and rebirth, and is open from the 1st through to the 30th of May 2013.

The exhibition is open to visitors Monday through Saturday, 10:00am - 6:00pm, and there is no admission fee to attend.

Details of the exhibition, the artist, and the gallery can be found here. Happy viewing!


Gregory Euclide - Otherworldly: Optical Delusions and Small Realities (2011) - Oil on canvas landscape, collected litter and other materials from Central Park, NYC

Artist’s statement: 

“I painted a large traditional landscape that flows onto the floor and toward a fifth-floor window overlooking Central Park. The work consists of several dioramas that are built from materials that were collected on walks as well as several paper casts from boulders in Central Park.”

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