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Bronwen Findlay - Heaven and Earth

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Upon a trip to The Cloisters, the upper Manhattan home of the Met’s medieval art collection in New York, Bronwen Findlay found herself inspired by the “The Hunt of the Unicorn” tapestries. Also named the Unicorn Tapestries, the series is one of the most renowned yet baffling survivors of the late Middle Ages. 

What Is It?

The exact geneses and imagery of the works remain undetermined, although they are believed to have been produced and/or designed in Paris during the sixteenth century, and are now classified as canonical works from the late Middle Ages/early Renaissance. Findlay says her paintings are about everything, the sky and the earth under it. They are about here and now as well as then. This surprising exhibition began as a reinterpretation a famously cryptic series, but it expands beyond those works into the heavens, into an esoteric realm of history.

When Is It?

Thursday, 20 February 2020 at 18:00 - 21:00.

Where Is It?

Everard Read Gallery Johannesburg, 6 Jellicoe Avenue, Rosebank, Johannesburg.

How Much Is It?

Not communicated.

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