Latest blog entries from the Glass Tank

    • Thinking through Making: Celebrating 80 years at Rycotewood

      Thinking through Making: Celebrating 80 years at Rycotewood

      Wednesday, 24 January 2018

      Although Thinking through Making ended just over a couple of months ago, it provides us with an opportunity to openly discuss the exhibit. What were Rycotewood trying to achieve? What’s with all the chairs? Can I sit on them?

    • Layla Adams’ student experience at the Glass Tank

      Layla Adams’ student experience at the Glass Tank

      Wednesday, 17 January 2018

      Each year the Glass Tank welcomes two independent study module (ISM) students into the Glass Tank. One for each semester of the Academic year. Starting in September 2017, our first student, Layla joined us for her semester of shadowing and working in the gallery.

    • Unnatural Histories on National Bird Day

      Unnatural Histories on National Bird Day

      Friday, 05 January 2018

      To acknowledge our feathery friends on National Bird Day I would like to bring our attention to a forthcoming exhibition in the Glass Tank gallery. Trompe l’Oeil by Senior Lecturer in Fine Art Theory Paul Kilsby will be coming to the Glass Tank in April 2018. 

    • Christ Church Picture Gallery

      Christ Church Picture Gallery

      Wednesday, 08 November 2017

      The current exhibition ‘Drawing in Rome’, curated by Jacqueline Thalmann, only proceeds to extend this curiosity, as what lies within the temporary exhibition space in the left wing of the gallery is a treasure cove of drawings.

    • The Impact of Object Ownership

      The Impact of Object Ownership

      Friday, 06 October 2017

      The fourth display in its series, It’s Me to the World was an exhibition that brought together works from artists that use the body to explore ideas of perception, intimacy and endurance.

    • Alice Anderson: Time Capsules

      Alice Anderson: Time Capsules

      Friday, 06 October 2017

      Time Capsules show a departure in Anderson’s practice in terms of concept and form. Varied in size and shape, these geometric forms make bold interventions in the space and the colour of the rust on the surfaces of the steel echo Anderson’s practice with thread.