Falling, fallibility and shame are recurring themes in Andrea Büttner’s work, which explores the positive aspects of passivity and the role of receptivity in creating value and meaning. While appropriation is a primary method for her, for example using drawings made by her father or filming Carmelite nuns making crafts, Büttner’s range of media includes woodcuts, fabric painting, and glass paintings, the latter featured in the catalogue for this self-titled solo exhibition.
The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, 24 January – 19 March 2014
Saint Francis of Assisi
Saint Francis of Assisi, whose story began with a painting, has been depicted in more than 20,000 works of art. This exhibition offers an introduction to the visual biography of a saint who remains remarkably modern
The Botanical Mind: Art, Mysticism and the Cosmic Tree
Taking our relationship with plants as its starting point, Camden Art Centre’s ambitious exhibition, now visitable as a digital platform, explores centuries of interconnection between physical, psychic and spiritual worlds