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The Look of A Woman – The Female Gaze. Paintings, drawing, photography, prints. PV. 9.11.23

9 November 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Featuring work by Sarah Lucas, Julia Hamilton, Sal Jones, Lily Inga, Sophie Parkin, Timna Woollard curated by Sophie Parkin.

How does a woman perceive the world, when the world concentrates not on how she feels or thinks, but what she looks like.
Women Watch, Stare, Observe, Eyeball, View, Gaze, Monitor, Absorb, Gawk, Glare, Slight, Confront, Meet, Glance, Defer, Boor, Focus and Ogle with their eyes. Most of all they see.
To look at a thing is very different from seeing a thing. One does not see anything until one sees its beauty. Then, and then only, does it comes into existence.”
― Oscar Wilde
If you care to see, it’s all in the Look of a Woman. Can you see how we look now?
An exhibition by women for everyone. CONTINUES TIL NOVember 25th.

Sarah Lucas is one of Britain’s most important living artist, her major retrospective is on at Tate Britain until 14th Jan 24..

Julia Hamilton b.1962 lives and works in London. She holds a BA Hons and an MA in Fine Art Painting from City and Guilds School of Art London. She has exhibited widely, including the RA Summer Exhibition on many occasions, Threadneedle Prize and Mall Galleries and The Chelsea Arts Club. With an eye on the history of Art, she explores the ideas around being the subject and object of portraiture. Her painting & print ‘Sunglasses’ was a bestseller at The Royal Academy Show 2023.

Lily Inga – Born in Rwanda in 1987, Lily is a French national who had to flee her native country as a child during war and genocide. Her photography and poetry portray the journey of female resilience and invite to see, embrace and connect with the truth of being human.

Sal Jones is a figurative artist based in Hackney, with a BA Hons in Fine Art and a PGCE in Art & Design. Known for her emotionally-charged oil paintings, influenced by film, media and popular culture, she exhibits regularly in group and solo shows and in selected annual open exhibitions. She was shortlisted for Wells Art Contemporary (WAC 2023) earlier this year and Wales Contemporary Art Prize in 2022. Her works are held in private collections internationally and in the collection of De Montfort University, Space Park Leicester and the Fenella Fielding Foundation.

Sophie Parkin b1961 work is about the Female Human condition and how we see ourselves. Her work has been shown in London and Europe, and is in collections all over the World.
Timna Woollard has had work featured in major Hollywood films from James Bond to John Booreman.


9 November 2023
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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