Exhibition

Adébayo Bolaji: In Praise of Beauty

29 June - 29 September 2024
Free to all

An exploration of beauty through sculpture, painting, film and writing.

Explore Adébayo Bolaji's kaleidoscopic world in this solo exhibition, In Praise of Beauty, in the first-floor galleries. This multidisciplinary showcase delves into notions of beauty through painting, sculpture, film, and writing. Bolaji describes beauty as a narrative, an experience so potent it can render the powerful powerless instantly.

In this exhibition commissioned by New Art Exchange, monumental works like The Vessel (2024) and No Beauty Without Struggle (2024), along with the mixed-media series I Love You (2024) and mythological-inspired sculptures like The Head of Medusa (2024), are featured. Complementing these pieces is the film A Notebook on the Voice (2023), a collage exploring the essence of having a voice and its impact.

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