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ARTIST ROOMS: Vija Celmins - The New Art Gallery Walsall

The New Art Gallery Walsall

From Fri 2 Feb 2018 - Sun 6 May 2018

This exhibition has now ended!


See the work of Latvian-American artist Vija Celmins at The New Art Gallery Walsall.

This exhibition by Celmins (born 1938) drawn from the ARTIST ROOMS collection is one of three displays by contemporary artists on show at the New Art Gallery Walsall, which explore the theme of physical or psychological wilderness. Celmins’s densely layered drawings and prints engage with the natural world; the surface of the ocean, expanses of desert, a spider’s web or star-filled night sky. Her images prompt questions around representation, perception and human experience and remind us of the complexity of the simplest things we observe in nature. 

For more information about the exhibition and events programme, visit the New Art Gallery Walsall website.

Image: Vija Celmins, Night Sky 3 (detail), 2002. ARTIST ROOMS Tate and National Galleries of Scotland. Acquired jointly through The d'Offay Donation with assistance from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and Art Fund 2008.

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