Current Exhibition

Current Exhibition

Echoes of Rococo

6 July to 29 July

In the eighteenth century the term 'rococo' was initially intended as a slur, a flippant reference to fancy curves and fantasy sea-shells. But for a style discounted as superficial from the start, the rococo has had a remarkably enduring influence. In our next exhibition, we look at how rococo's pursuit of elegance and playfulness has provided a rich source of inspiration for contemporary artistic practice. The exhibition brings together the work of two artists: Alexia Sinclair and Sue Williams A'Court.

Alexia Sinclair combines rococo flamboyance with contemporary fashion...