Museums and galleries across the UK are subject to temporary closures. Those that remain open have safety measures in place, please remember to check venue guidelines before visiting.



In the first major solo show of conceptual artist Sutapa Biswas in over a decade, the rich diversity of her multimedia career is on display, featuring well-known paintings, drawings, sculpture, photography and film.

Born in 1962, Sutapa Biswas made vital contributions to modern art in post-war Britain. Here some of her most seminal works will be on display, including Housewives with Steak Knives (1985), a powerful work using collage and colour to explore the suppression of women artists throughout art history. Other highlights in the exhibition include the video Kali (1984), depicting an early performance work by the artist while still studying at university.

The exhibition will also feature a new film Lumen (2020-21) which was supported by Art Fund. Lumen explores the poignant issues of migration, bringing together fictional and factual narratives.

Film & videoPaintingPrints & drawingsSculptureConceptualContemporary artNorthArt gallery


With a National Art Pass you get

10% off in shop
Enjoy 10% off in shop with your National Art Pass
Valid until December 2021

Ready to discover more? Choose your pass


Exhibitions and events at BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art


Exhibitions nearby

Back to top