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Community Café

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July - August 2014

Have your say about the future of the Gallery

Invited speakers will present a series of three talks looking at artists from the Glynn Vivian collection, and the complex relationship with War. In association with Swansea Remembers.

Thursday 10 July

5.30pm - 6.30pm

From the Sacred Mountain to the Gates of Hell: Augustus John, War Artist

Join art historian and artist Barry Plummer, who will discuss the life of Augustus John.


Thursday 31 July

5.30pm - 6.30pm

Join Arts Director of the Arts Council of Wales, David Alston, as he compares and contrasts the lives of Paul Nash and David Jones.


Thursday 21 August

5.30pm - 6.30pm

Simply What You Call a Passivist: Mark Gertler, the Merry-Go-Round and the First World War

Join curator of Ben Uri Gallery, Sarah MacDougall, as she discusses Mark Gertler's anti-war protest painting and related works, with reference to his relationships with other contemporary artists.


This is your opportunity to help us build a successful gallery for generations to come.

All activities are free. Everyone welcome, no booking required.

Events take place at the YMCA, Swansea.

Limited seating available.





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