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Benjamin West | Manhandling Nature

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Benjamin West | Manhandling Nature

 

For Benjamin West, collage is about making a statement. Like the Dadaists who pioneered collage as a medium to socially and politically provoke, Benjamin uses his practice to raise questions about the human impact on the environment. Juxtaposing fragments from botanical reference books with images of machinery, motorways and factories, Benjamin brings into plain sight the ugliness of urban expansion, land conversion and loss of habitat.

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Interviewing ceramic sculptor Sally Fitchard

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Sally Fitchard is a ceramic sculptor living and working from her home and studio in Newcastle-under-Lyme in Staffordshire, UK. Speaking of her love of clay and fascination with the human subject, Sally reflects on her artistic journey so far and how people-watching- a skill adopted out of necessity as a military child switching schools every two years- continues to inform her practice.

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Getting to know Irish artist Laura McMorrow

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This June, we caught up with Laura McMorrow a multi-disciplinary artist living and working in Leitrim, Ireland. Working across painting, collage, film and sculpture, Laura makes work that draws on nature. She has a Masters in Fine Art from the University of Ulster in Belfast, and in 2017 was awarded the Burren College of Art 'Emerging Irish Residency Award.'

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Broth Artists featured in UK's largest outdoor exhibition

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Broth Artists featured in UK's largest outdoor exhibition

We are absolutely delighted to be involved in the very first Art Without Walls an outdoor exhibition brought to you by Affordable Art Fair and Campari. Repurposing both digital and printed billboards as gallery walls, Art Without Walls is the UK's largest outdoor exhibition, running for two weeks across East London- from 13th-27th of June. Amongst the artists on show, are three of Broth's faves: Dan Jamieson, Jorunn Mulen and Jemma Tastard. So go explore and let us know if you spot them! 

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Maureen Nathan Interview

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Maureen Nathan is an artist who uses a multitude of mediums and materials to explore and respond to her surroundings. Born and raised on the west coast of Canada, Maureen settled in the UK as a young adult. She splits her time between her home and studio in North London and her workspace in rural Dorset. Her work has been shown with the Royal Society of Portrait Painters, The Royal Academy, Wells Art Contemporary and the Royal West of England Academy. 

To give our followers more insight into Maureen's practice, we made this short video. For further information about her work, click here to visit her profile on the Broth Art website.

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