The Grammar of Ornament: New papercuts and Ceramics at New Hall Art Collection, Cambridge
A solo exhibition consisting of a selection of work from jaggedart show at the only women’s art collection in the UK.
Reception 4.30 - 7pm 26 April 2014 Jocelyn Bell Burnell Room, Murray Edwards College
4.30pm 26 April 2014 In conversation: Charlotte Hodes and Nina Lübbren, Long Room, Murray Edwards College
Exhibition: 26 April - 24 May 2014
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'With an international reputation as an artist working through collage across different media, this new work by Charlotte Hodes has been informed by the influential 1856 book The Grammar of Ornament by architect Owen Jones, one of the most important design theorists of the 19th century. Hodes subverts this male treatise and re-interprets it from the position of a contemporary female artist engaged in the languages of fine and decorative arts. “Hodes dismantles idea and form by using collage and papercut techniques to disrupt images, thus creating multifarious new directions and possibilities,” says Dr Janet McKenzie in her catalogue essay on the work.'
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