• Hockney at the Square + The Tulip Majumba Experience

  • Fri, 07-07-2017 at 18:00
  • South Square Centre
    South Square
    BD13 3LD City of Bradford
Hockney at the Square + The Tulip Majumba Experience - South Square Centre - Bradford

=== Join us on Friday 7 July for an exciting opening event ===• 'Hockney at The Square' pop-up to celebrate Hockney's 80th Birthday. • Opening of 'The Tulip Majumba Experience' with Amrik Varkalis and Lesley Wall• Calver Gallery 'Made:Yorkshire' • Nibbles by 'Plenty'• Have a drink at our new bar The Cobbles ================================================Hockney at the SquareFriday 7th July Talk at 7pm with nibbles by Plenty at the Square and refreshmentsCelebrate David Hockney’s 80th Birthday at South Square Centre. Don’t miss this exclusive chance to view some uncommon examples of Bradford’s most-loved artist’s work. For one weekend only, South Square Centre provides a rare opportunity to see some of Hockney’s lesser known etchings and lithographs. This pop-up exhibition features work from Hockney’s illustrations of Grimm’s Fairy Tales, and the Cavafy series; featuring works inspired by the poems of C.P Cavafy. The exhibition is hosted with the kind permission of long-term South Square resident fine art framer Andy Rushworth. Andy will give a presentation and insight into what inspired Hockey to make works featured in the show.**** Please be aware that the exhibition contains nudity and adult content*******Attendance to the talk is free but booking is essential, to book your place either call 01274 834747 or sign up via eventbrite.BOOK HERE: https://hockney-southsquare.eventbrite.comEveryone is also welcome to attend the launch of a new exhibition in main gallery (7-9pm) featuring works by local artists Amrik Varkalis and Lesley Wall. On the night there will be tasty snacks and food available to purchase from Plenty, who have recently taken on the centre’s vegetarian cafe. Also take the opportunity to visit and have a drink at the recently opened bar The Cobbles.================================================MAIN GALLERY The Tulip Majumba Experience Exhibition Opens: 07 July 2017 7-9pmAmrik Varkalis is an established painter and printmaker, she takes elements of contemporary society and experience to produce work that is collected and admired. Lesley Wall is a contemporary and conceptual Fine Artist who works with paint, print and photography; she is interested in process and viewers perceptions of her work. This collaboration brings together both artists’ work in order to explore and compare their different approaches to creative practice.Amrik and Lesley have put their individual processes under the microscope and over the last year, they have challenged each other through continual conversation and critique, to examine their motivations as artists. They are also interested in how commercial and conceptual art making intersects and overlaps.================================================The Calver Gallery @ South SquareMade: Yorkshire - a group exhibitionExhibition Contintues: 17 June to 27 August Celebrating the breadth of creative talent found in and influenced by Yorkshire. Sarah Harris | Samantha Groom | Josephine Dellow | Alison McIntyre | Sonal Mistry | Katch Skinner | Julia Ogden | Diane Jones | Linda Bullyment | Folded Forest | Maggie Magoo Designs | Anna Cook - ajc paperart