Sheffield Art Preview: August

We Are 20 Exhibition – Workstation – 26th July – 30th Sep

The Workstation celebrates 20 years in 2013 and is hosting a special exhibition to celebrate. It charts the development of the former art deco Kennings car showroom on Paternoster Row from post-industrial husk, ear marked for demolition in favour of a car park, into the thriving cultural and creative hub it is now. The exhibition features a specially commissioned piece by ‘We Live Here’ artist Jonathan Wilkinson, alongside photography byGraham Gaunt, Mark Harvey, Shaun Bloodworth, Hugo Glendinning and Matthew Conduit.

http://www.showroomworkstation.org.uk/workstationexhibition

Jardin – “the grass is greener” – Knife and Folk – 3rd – 31st Aug

Jardin is a grassroots Art Fanzine Published in Sheffield which takes its inspiration from life experiences, people and their nature and behaviours, wild life, dreams and nightmares, music and film.

https://www.facebook.com/events/384101958357310

Laura Buckley, The Magic Know-How – Site Gallery – 10th Aug-21st Sep

The Magic Know-How will be a site-specific installation by London based, Irish born artist Laura Buckley who is renowned for her all encompassing, sound, light and video projected installations. Nominated as a ‘Future Great’ by Art Review, Buckley has shown extensively across London and Europe.

http://www.sitegallery.org/archives/6096

Nicolas Deshayes, Crude Oil – S1 Artspace – 10th Aug-14th Sep

In 2012 Nicolas Deshayes was commissioned to develop a new series of works following a period of research at the Henry Moore Institute Archive and Leeds Museums and Galleries sculpture collection. The exhibition Crude Oil  brings together a selection of largely post-war modern sculptures that have influenced the development of Deshayes new work.

The exhibition includes works by Hermon Cawthra, Geoffrey Clarke, Frank Dobson, Jacob Epstein, John Farnham, George Frampton and Henry Moore.

http://www.s1artspace.org/programme/forthcoming/

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