Sawdust and Sequins: The Art of the Circus
24 Mar – 3 Jun 18
Royal West of England Academy
Queen’s Road, Clifton Bristol BS8 1PX, UK
A selection of sculpture and drawings by Beth Carter will be on display at the Royal West of England Academy, Bristol, as part of upcoming Sawdust and Sequins: The Art of the Circus Exhibition between 24 March and 18 June 2018.
“To celebrate 250 years of circus, the Royal West of England Academy (RWA) presents a major exhibition that pays homage to the greatest show on earth. Sawdust and Sequins: The Art of the Circus will feature historic and contemporary art, inspired by the magic, thrills and spills of the Big Top.”
Artists include: Fides Becker, Sir Peter Blake RWA (Hon), David Bomberg, Beth Carter, David Cobley, Robert Colquhoun, Eileen Cooper RA, PJ Crook MBE RWA, Ros Cuthbert RWA, Toni Davey RWA, Zavier Ellis, Frederick William Elwell, Mo Farquharson, Duncan Grant RWA, Susie Hamilton, Tom Hammick, David Harrison, Chris Hibbard, Henry Hoyland, Stephen Jacobson VPRWA, Katharine Jones, Dame Laura Knight RA RWA, Abigail Lane, Sophie Lascelles, Thérèse Lessore, Andy Lovell, Alan Lowndes, Eric James Mellon, Stuart Mitchell, Glyn Warren Philpot, Simon Quadrat PPRWA, Albert Richards, Edward Seago, Walter Sickert, Ruskin Spear, Sadie Tierney, George Tute RWA and Stewart J Waghorn.
For more information visit rwa.org.uk