Lost in Lace – New approaches by UK and international artists

By on 19/10/2011 in Culture, News
  • Title:  Lost in Lace
  • Venue: Gas Hall – Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
  • Dates: 29th October 2011 to 19th February 2012
  • Entry: Free
  • Details: 0121 303 1966, bmag.org.uk

Lost in Lace will see 20 leading international artists take over the Gas Hall at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery.

unning 29th October 2011 to 19th February 2012, this exhibition will present radical, theatrical and spectacular new work which explores textiles and space.

Produced in partnership with the Crafts Council, the exhibition brings together both leading and emergent artists and makers – many of whom will be exhibiting in the UK for the first time.

The work exhibited spans a diverse range of materials, practices and inspirations. Amongst the highlights, Atelier Manferdini will present a stunning inverted crystal cathedral hanging from ceiling to floor. Other large-scale works include acclaimed Japanese artist Chiharu Shiota's web of interlacing black thread, eerily entrapping a white staircase.

Opening:   Monday – Thursday and Saturday 10am – 5pm,
  Friday 10.30 – 5pm, Sunday 12.30pm – 5pm

For further details please visit lostinlace.org.uk or bmag.org.uk or call 0121 303 1966.

Media contact

Jason Lewis      0121 303 4266 jason_lewis@birmingham.gov.uk

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