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Matt Davies Exhibition: For Use at Examinations

Posted on - 21st June, 2014 - 8:00am | Author - | Posted in - Arts, City Centre, Preston City Centre, What's On in Preston

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New Stairway exhibition at the Harris Museum

From 17 June until 30 August Matt Davies is exhibiting work alongside the stairs at Preston’s iconic Harris Museum.

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Artist Matt Davies uses images from newspapers, magazines, and other pieces of research when composing his paintings.

He also relies on the medium of photography to capture a split second moment in time , immortalising that moment in richly applied oil paint, the medium of paint and revealing the tension between the subject matter.

This creates a refreshing painting style that is consumed with influence, contemporary issues and visual culture.

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His work achieves a raw immediacy and intuitiveness that is both fresh and intense.

This will be his first solo exhibition in a public gallery.

Harris Museum and Art Gallery
Market Square,
Preston
PR1 2PP

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