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the open west. Gloucester Cathedral. 3-31 March 2012

Fifty-five international artists are exhibiting throughout the medieval setting of Gloucester Cathedral as part of the open west’s annual exhibition. Work will be shown throughout the interior, the cloisters, the crypt and the internal gardens of the site. the open west exhibition is showing a mixture of site-specific and studio work in a predominantly secular exhibition with the intention of creating a dialogue between the artist, the audience and the space.

The 2012 selectors are Daniel Chadwick, Iain Andrews, Lyn Cluer Coleman and Sarah Goodwin.

the open west. 3 to 31 March. Gloucester Cathedral, College Green, Gloucester GL1 2LR. Monday to Saturday 10.00 – 5.00 ; Sunday 12.00 – 5.00. free entry. Some days have restricted access to the Cathedral. Please check diary on www.gloucestercathedral.org.uk


Koji Shiraya, After the Dream, 2011, porcelain, 400 x 400 x 35 cm. the open west Curator’s award winner.

Henry / Seaton, Ante-Chamber: 187 objects, 2011, concrete.

David Teager-Portman, Other Side, 2010, concrete canvas, boat, handmade bricks, 500 x 400 x 300 cm

Emma Critchley, Reflection, 2011, video installation

Jiho Won, Monument for Flagless Society, 2011, wood, cable ties, scaffolding, net, 744 x 140 x 35 cm (featured image)


About jeh

Jeremy Hunt is Director of the AAJ Press (Art & Architecture Journal / Press) – a writer and consultant on art and public space


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