Draw Draw Draw

 

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Draw Draw Draw
Colette Lilley
Dates: 1 – 31 August, 2018
Location: 5 Bold Place, Liverpool, L1 9DN
Times: 24/7

The next artist showing at 5 Bold Place, as part of Art in Windows is Colette Lilley with her exhibition Draw Draw Draw. The exhibition which is viewed from street level, shall run from the 1st September until the 30th September 2018.

The exhibition focuses on Colette’s use of observational drawing as a form of mindfulness. Studying the form and texture of different body parts that she sees in her everyday life gives her an awareness of detail and helps to ground her in the present moment, helping her to compose her erratic thoughts.

The presence of words in the work shows the conversation between the abstract and logical process of drawing, and how the two together can tell a story and give form to her thoughts that can otherwise defy being identified.

Through drawing these images she learns about herself and the subject as it gives her insights into her thoughts and feelings that she needs to address. The paper is the safe space that she needs and the drawings are the means she needs to achieve this.

More of Colette’s work and to see what she is currently working on follow her Instagram and Twitter.

 

        

LISTEN TO THE HAND ‘CAUSE THE FACE AIN’T TALKING (WITH APOLOGIES TO VICKY POLLARD)

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Adrian Jeans
Dates: 15 June – 31 July, 2018
Location: 5 Bold Place, Liverpool, L1 9DN
Times: 24/7

Jeans playfully explores life-sculpting’s practical conflict with expression by comically contrasting the dour head of a man who sat long hours for his portrait with the gesturing hand of the artist full of meaning. Accompanying this are 100 drawings that impressively chart the hand’s boundless expressivity.

Willow Pattern Stories

Works on paper and projected animation by Josie Jenkins

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Dates:  18th May 2018 – Friday 1st June 2018
Location:  5 Bold Place, Liverpool, L1 9DN
Times:  07:30 to 00:00 daily

In Willow Pattern Stories Jenkins uses household patterns and household objects taken from different traditions and cultures to explore themes of security, control and colonialism. Included is the Willow Pattern design, which was developed by English ceramic artists and inspired by blue and white wares from China.

 www.josiejenkins.co.uk

INTRICATE INTIMACY.

Art In Windows presents INTRICATE INTIMACY.

 

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Designer-weaver Edna Thearle explores the infinite variations of hand woven and hand dyed textiles using the most delicate of silk threads.

Dates: 6th April – 6th May 2018
Location: 5 Bold Place, Liverpool, L1 9DN
Times: 07:30 to 23:00 daily

 

The Female Suspension

 

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Artist: Alison Little
Dates:  6th March – 6th April
Location: 5 Bold Place, Liverpool, L1 9DN
Times: 07:30 to 23:00 daily

The Female suspension is an installation which addresses a world of sexual violence. The lower bodies and limbs of numerous women who have been raped are suspended by chained, hooks penetrating their groins. Meat like, a waste product, violated then disposed of like an animal carcass meat still to be stripped from the bones.

www.alisonlittleblog.wordpress.com

 

 

 

 

 

NICE HEAD, BACK FROM THE DEAD

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Sculptures by Adrian Jeans

Date: 20th February – 4th March, 2018 Venue: 5 Bold Place, Liverpool, L1 9DN

Viewing: 08:00 – 23:00 daily, from street.

Using a head cast in mould inducing materials and seemingly rude grafitti, Adrian Jeans explores the on-going conundrum of whether a portrait is a replica of a person and a reflection of their character or a physical object with an existence and presence all of its own?

http://www.adrianjeans.co.uk

Plato’s Republic

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Posters by Peter Appleton
Dates: 6th January – 6th February 2018
Location: 5 Bold Place, Liverpool, L1 9DN
Times: Dawn to 11pm daily (viewing from street)

Over 2000 years ago he developed a theory of political governance which started with aristocracy and inevitably progressed through stages to tyranny.

This exhibition of posters explores those stages and invites the viewer to decide where we are as a society along that journey between the two extremes.

Aristocracy – rule by a few families born to rule – familia supra omnia – family above all.

Timocracy – rule by the worthy and wealthy – pecuniate obedient omnia – money masters all things.

Oligarchy – rule by business and interests behind the scenes – regem comitem me comes regem – you make me a count I will make you a king.

Democracy – rule by the majority but at what point do the ‘rights’ of individuals impact on collective rights? An nesis mi fili quantilla prudential mundus regatur – do you know my son with how little wisdom the world is governed?

Tyranny – rule by a dictator – sic semper tyrannis – thus always to tyrants.

Email applpainter@aol.com
Web site www.applpainter.wix.com/peterappleton

 

Learn to see/Learn to draw

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Date: 16th November to 3rd January 2018
Property: 5 Bold Place, Liverpool, L1 9DN
Artist: Colette Lilley
Landlord: Frensons

LEARN TO SEE/LEARN TO DRAW is an exhibition that follows Colette’s journey as she explores the process of drawing from the perception that ‘It’s not drawing that has to be learned, it is seeing.’ – Betty Edwards.

Throughout the exhibition Colette will be posting helpful insights on her Instagram and Twitter to guide others in learning to see, inspiring them to pick up their pencils and draw.

http://www.colettelilley.com

A Nice Head

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Date: 2013
Property: Romer Road, Liverpool, L6 6DJ
Artist: Adrian Jeans
Landlord: Private Home

A Nice Head is a portrait of the artist’s neighbour. Using the neighbour’s  often surprisingly friendly greeting “alright dickhead!” and newspaper  protocol, Adrian riffs upon the idea of portraits as both a portrayal of a person’s character (he’s a ‘dick’ head) and an inanimate art object (that’s a ‘nice’ sculpture of a head).

Applied Meaning, Nelson Street


Date: 2012
Property: 42 Nelson Street, Liverpool, L1 5DN
Artist: Adrian Jeans
Landlord: Frensons

Applied Meaning uses a local, mixed race model and building debris from local redevelopment projects to create two near-identical sculptures that explore the positives and negatives of Liverpool’s regeneration, both past and present.

42 Nelson Street is now let as The Bagelry