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Main Gallery

Jez Does Art

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Jez Does Art
Jez Does Art

Time & Location

11 Feb 2024, 14:00 – 16:00

Main Gallery, 11-15 Fye Bridge St, Norwich NR3 1LJ, UK

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About the event

Jeremy Cunningham - bass guitarist with folk-rock band, Levellers - joins us for two sessions of informal chat and live art.

Inspired by early Medieval history, especially the stories of Irish saints and early Christianity, Jeremy also draws ideas from his personal experiences of the world today. As you look at his paintings, you'll spot iconic landmarks of his hometown Brighton and personal anecdotes from whatever was happening in his life as he was painting.

"I always find it difficult writing statements about my art because it’s a totally unintellectual, visceral experience. I’m basically a diarist in paint. My interests are people and belief systems. That leads me to God and His intercessors on earth, the saints. They feature in my art a lot, smashed together with whatever modern turmoil is going through my mind at the time. I don’t try to make any sense of it. I only want to honour the subject. I see myself in the same continuum as Mesolithic cave painters and today's graffiti. It’s all about searching for that existential truth; getting closer ..."

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  • General Admission

    From £15.00 to £20.00
    • £20.00
    • £15.00

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