The Studio: Cover Versions library discussion
- Henry Moore Institute
- Wednesday, 9 May 2018
- 6 - 7:30pm in the Institute's Research Library
Neil Gall (artist) and Jenny West (Leeds Arts University) in conversation on the library display The Studio: Cover Versions.
This discussion will be followed by a book launch for Neil Gall's new publication, Neil Gall: The Studio, and the book will be available at a discounted price on the night.
Born in 1967 in Aberdeen, Neil Gall currently lives and works in London. He received his B.A in Painting at Gray's School of Art, Aberdeen and then attended Slade School of Art (1991-93). In 1993-94 he was the recipient of an Abbey Major award, British School at Rome and in 1996-97 was Artist in Residence at Durham Cathedral.
He has shown in galleries and institutions worldwide, including Embracing Modernism: Ten Years of Drawing Acquisitions, The Morgan Library and Museum, New York, 2015; A Sense of Things, Zabludowicz Collection, London, 2014; Watching Me Watching You, Denver Art Museum, Colorado, 2011; Undone: Making and Unmaking in Contemporary Sculpture, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, 2010; Something Less, Something More, David Roberts Art Foundation, London, 2008.
Recent and upcoming solo exhibitions include Covers and Counterfeits, The MAC Belfast, 2018; The Studio: Cover Versions, Henry Moore Institute, 2018; Paperhouse, Aurel Scheibler, Berlin, 2016; Arrange Your Face, Domo Baal, London, 2015; Cut-Outs, Offcuts and Holes, David Nolan Gallery, New York, 2015.
Born in Tamworth, Staffordshire, Jenny West studied Sculpture at Falmouth School of Art and Tapestry at The Royal College of Art. She was the recipient of an AHRC Research Fellowship held at Loughborough University (2000-03) and a Rootstein Hopkins project Grant in 2004.
West has exhibited at The Whitworth Art Gallery, Leeds City Art Gallery and Yorkshire Sculpture Park. The Government Art Collection and the Arts Council, England have collected her work among other institutions. Her work ‘Crossed Beds’ is included in the current exhibition The Sculpture Collections at Leeds Art Gallery.
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