Template Gaudier-Brzeska: Disputing the Earth online tickets

16 Mar – 2 Jun 19

Template Gaudier-Brzeska: Disputing the Earth online tickets

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About Gaudier-Brzeska: Disputing the Earth

Early stone-age man disputed the earth with animals’  - Henri Gaudier-Brzeska, 1914

In his short life, French artist Henri Gaudier-Brzeska (1891-1915) created an astonishing range of animal-inspired artworks. Gaudier-Brzeska: Disputing the Earth pays new attention to Gaudier’s versatility as an animal artist and the special significance that the animal kingdom held for him.

Including works as varied as wallpaper designs, sculptures and sketches, the show will be grouped according to the places where Gaudier found his subjects – zoo, park, wilderness. Placed alongside one another, this incredible collection of artworks will demonstrate Gaudier's extraordinary stylistic variety, and the extent to which his abstract work was rooted in the observation of nature. 

Gaudier-Brzeska has a special connection to Bristol and the region. He spent two years in the south west, sketching around the city and at Bristol Zoo, whilst studying at the Merchant Venturers’ Technical College, then based at the RWA.

This exhibition brings Gaudier-Brzeska's sculptures and drawings back to Bristol, a century after he first explored the city, and establishes his significance as an animal artist. 

Gaudier-Brzeska: Disputing the Earth is supported by

 

 

 

 

   
Henri Gaudier-Brzeska (1891-1915), Sleeping Fawn, 1913 (posthumous cast), painted plaster, 11.4 x 25.4 x 21.6cm. Tate: Transferred from the Victoria & Albert Museum 1983. Image © Tate, London 2019

Opening times

This ticket may be redeemed any day that we are open within the exhibition dates (16 March-2 June).

Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5.30pm
Sunday 11am-5pm
CLOSED Mondays
Last admission 30 minutes before closing. The RWA occasionally closes early for special events. Please call ahead or check the website for details.

Please note: the galleries will be closed to the public on the following dates: Easter Monday (22 April), May Day Bank Holiday (6 May), 16-17 May (Secret Postcard Auction), Whitsun Bank Holiday (27 May).
We will be OPEN Easter Friday, Saturday and Sunday.


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