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Welsh artist Sue Williams is one of eight artists chosen for the Artes Mundi, Wales International Visual Art Prize, announced today (Wednesday September 28).
Cardiff based artist Sue Williams is the only artist from the UK chosen as part of the shortlist for the prestigious prize of £40,000. Sue Williams work is a passionate response to the human condition; exploring notions of gender, sexuality and notions of desire. Her work is in a number of public collections including the National Museums & Galleries of Wales, Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Welsh Assembly Government and numerous and private collections throughout the UK and Europe.
To celebrate the opening of the National Waterfront Museum Swansea, the National Museum & Gallery showcases an art exhibition exploring the industries that shaped Wales.
22 October 2005–8 January 2006
Victorian Dreamers is a new exhibition of major Pre-Raphaelite, Victorian neo-Classical, landscape and genre works on show at the National Museum & Gallery, Cardiff.
The exhibition focuses on the diversity and interests of Welsh collectors from the Victorian period through to the present day. These collections are less-known than those of their northern English contemporaries, whose works formed major collections in Manchester, Liverpool, Newcastle and the Midlands.
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Welsh TV presenter and actress, Lisa Rogers, will unveil the Self Portrait UK 14–19 exhibition at the National Museum & Gallery, Cardiff on Thursday, 14 July.
A thought-provoking touring exhibition of teenage self portraits submitted to Channel 4's hugely successful self-portrait campaign, Self Portrait UK gives a unique insight into the many different identities, individual stories and cultures of young people in Britain today.