Bristol Art Gallery

Cornelia Parker: One Day This Glass Will Break

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Turner Prize-nominee Cornelia Parker RA OBE is one of the UK's foremost artists. Known across the world for her groundbreaking installations and sculpture, this intimate exhibition features Parker's most recent work - a series of largescale photogravures and Fox Talbot's Articles ofGlass (2017) which has never been shown outside London.

For some years Cornelia Parker's work has been concerned with formalising things beyond our control, containing the volatile and making it into something that is quiet and contemplative like the 'eye of the storm'. She is fascinated with processes in the world that mimic cartoon 'deaths' - steamrollering, shooting full of holes, falling from cliffs and explosions. Through a combination of visual and verbal allusions her work triggers cultural metaphors and personal associations, which allow the viewer to witness the transformation of the most ordinary objects into something compelling and extraordinary.

This exhibition is part of Women with Vision. A ticket to Women with Vision grants you access to all of the galleries and associated exhibitions. Please note, Cornelia Parker: One Day This Glass Will Break and Anne Redpath RA RWA RSA do not run concurrently.

A Hayward Gallery Touring exhibition from Southbank Centre, London.

Image credit: Cornelia Parker, Black Ice (detail) from: One Day This Glass Will Break, 2015. A series of polymer photogravure etchings on Fabriano Tiepolo Bianco 290 gsm paper. Courtesy and ¶¸ the artist and Alan Cristea Gallery, 2017. Photo: FXP Photography, London, 2015.

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Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5.30pm

Sunday 11am-5pm

CLOSED Mondays

Last admission 30 minutes before closing. The RWA occasionally closes early for special events. Please call ahead or check the website for details.

Adults: £6.95 (includes a 70p donation)

Concessions: £4.95 (includes a 50p donation)

Under 16s/SGS, UoB & UWE students: FREE

National Art Pass holders: 50% discount on ticket price

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