George Shaw: My Back to Nature — National Gallery (May 2016)

, Trafalgar Square, London 51.508862 -0.128746
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10 AM to 6 PM (Sat-Thu); 10 AM to 9 PM (Fri)
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Turner Prize-nominee George Shaw has spent the last two years in a studio residency at the National Gallery, creating some brand new works.

He is best known for his suburban subject matter, and for using Humbrol enamel paint as his medium of choice (the same kind of paint that you use to paint model planes!), but this time he will focusing on the woods -- using his own experiences of walking in the forest near his home.


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Craig’s review – “Do you know what the nicest thing about the National Gallery in the evening is? -- the peace and quiet. I was walking here from Leicester Square five minutes ago and it was all busy busy busy. Pavements heaving, people jostling bustling barging elbows out, running everywhere, cars all over the place, sirens blaring. And then you walk through the gallery double doors a… continued”

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