Mackintosh Museum presents To Have a Voice

The Mackintosh Museum presents To Have a Voice, an exhibition on view through 31 Mar 2012.

Kaye Donachie, ‘You are the wish, and I the fulfillment’, 2008, oil on canvas. Courtesy the artist and Maureen Paley, London.

A group show offering the opportunity to explore contemporary figurative painting, including works by Hernan Bas, Kaye Donachie, Moyna Flannigan, Chantal Joffe, Bruno Pacheco, Gideon Rubin and Lynette Yiadom-Boakye.

How can a contemporary artist give a voice or fresh perspective to the established canon of figurative painting? Why do artists choose to give a voice to the characters they create? ‘To have a voice’ explores a variety of approaches.

With thanks to Corvi Mora; Hollybush Gardens; Maureen Paley, London; Rokeby Gallery and Victoria Miro.

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