Exhibitions

Polymath, GV Art – until 14 April

A group show with artists Susan Aldworth, Andrew Carnie, Annie Cattrell, Katharine Dowson, Rachel Gadsden, David Marron, Dan Peyton, Helen Pynor and Nina Sellars.

GV Art’s latest exhibition brings together ‘polymath’ works that create synergies and connect disparate ideas and different schools of thoughts. From David Marron’s Nervous Tissue installation, to Susan Aldworth’s Reassembling the Self lithographs, to Rachel Gadsden, whose Unlimited Global Alchemy will be presented as part of the 2012 Cultural Olympiad.

Brains: The mind as matter, Wellcome Trust - 29 March to 17 June

A major new free exhibition which seeks to explore what humans have done to brains in the name of medical intervention, scientific enquiry, cultural meaning and technological change.

Featuring over 150 artefacts including real brains, artworks, manuscripts, artefacts, videos and photography, 'Brains' follows the long quest to manipulate and decipher the most unique and mysterious of human organs, whose secrets continue to confound and inspire.

Hollytrees in the Community, Colchester – until 15 April

An exhibition of art in response to the museums of Colchester, created by members of ‘Art in the Community’; a Colchester based arts in mental health group..

For information about 'Art in the Community' please contact Lead Artist and founder Clive Wakeford e: artbyclive@yahoo.co.uk

Still Beauty, a photography exhibition by Ottavia Castellina - until 27 April

Atrium 2, Ground Floor, Bermondsey Wing, Guy’s and St Thomas Hospital

Still Beauty investigates human fragility by entering the private world of a young woman affected by rheumatoid arthritis. The series intends to draw a journey between beauty and vulnerability through the gestures and objects that accompany her daily life. The action takes place within the restricted boundaries of her bedroom over a period of several months.

Ottavia Castellina is a fine art photographer based between Turin and London.

“You’re Not Alone” The Children’s Hospital Sheffield – until June

Andy BrownBehind the scenes photographs of The Children’s Hospital, Sheffield, are helping to reassure anxious families.  Three local photographers were given unlimited access to the hospital last autumn and the result is ‘You’re Not Alone’; the first exhibition to be displayed on the hospital’s ‘Long Gallery’.

Bethlem Gallery, There is Good in Us, by George Harding – 7-30 March

Alignment by George HardingAn exhibition of portraits which challenge the negative perception of mental health portrayed in popular culture. "These paintings are of self portraits, artists, friends, family and mental health professionals who have guided and helped me through my mental health problems.

Anatomy of an Athlete, Hunterian Museum – 13 March to 29 September

The Hunterian Museum has worked with the Medical Artists’ Association to generate new artworks that explore the anatomy and physiology of elite athletics. Ranging across different media and sporting disciplines, the artists illustrate the key role played by sports and exercise medicine, and surgery in particular.

Vietnamese Mental Health Services’ exhibition, Together Our Space Gallery – until 29 February

A new exhibition featuring the paintings and artwork of service users from The Vietnamese Mental Health Services (VMHS), a charity which aims to serve the mental health needs of people from Vietnam who are living in the UK.

Bridge Over Troubled Water, Bethlem Gallery – until 2 March

The first solo exhibition of a current resident of Bethlem Royal Hospital, presenting vibrant large-scale watercolours of imaginary scenes that represent his experiences growing up in Jamaica and England.

w: www.bethlemgallery.com
 

For the Love of Art, Royal Brompton Hospital – until 27 April

An exhibition about love, spring and valentines, featuring artists from The Other Side Gallery.

The Other Side Gallery is a charitable organisation which creates opportunities for access and inclusion in the arts.

The Coffee Shop, Sydney Wing
Royal Brompton Hospital
London SW3 6NP

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