Friday, September 23, 2016

Exhibition: “A Legacy of Light - Early Watercolours from the National Collection” continues through Friday, September 23, 2016 at the National Gallery — Cayman Islands, West Indies

(Image: ‘Caymanian House’ watercolor, by Debbie van der Bol) on view at
Exhibition “A Legacy of Light” 1 July–23 Sept 2016 at
National Gallery Cayman
Exhibition: “A Legacy of Light - Early Watercolours from the National Collection” from Friday, July 1, 2016 through Friday, September 23, 2016 at National Gallery — Cayman Islands, West Indies; Event Details - Where: National Gallery of the Cayman Islands; Location: Esterley Tibbetts Highway, Grand Cayman; Tel: 345-945-8111; email: events@nationalgallery.org.ky
Event Description: “Rarely displayed watercolour paintings from the early collections of the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) and the Cayman Islands National Museum (CINM) will be on show at NGCI throughout summer. The exhibition titled, A Legacy of Light features a wide selection of landscapes, seascapes and architectural studies by both established and lesser-known artists from the Cayman Islands. NGCI Director and Curator, Natalie Urquhart explains, 'Watercolour is a medium that has become synonymous with the early development of the visual arts in the Cayman Islands. As an art form capable of producing an astonishing variety of effects, from subtle atmospheric washes to brilliant tropical hues, it is perfectly suited to capturing the light and palette of the Caymanian landscape. The exhibition not only celebrates our unique natural environment but also pays homage to our vibrant cultural heritage.' A Legacy of Light follows the National Gallery’s popular temporary exhibition Native Sons – Twenty Years On, which featured works by contemporary artists who emerged in the mid-1990s. A Legacy of Light provides audiences with insight into the lives of the painters practicing before that period, during the formative years of the visual arts community ...” — Read more: https://www.nationalgallery.org.ky/ExhibitionsGallery/event-ALegacyofLight and https://www.facebook.com/NatGalCayman
For further information: https://www.nationalgallery.org.ky/, https://twitter.com/NatGalCayman and https://www.facebook.com/NatGalCayman. Related Article: https://www.caymancompass.com/2016/06/17/legacy-of-light-to-highlight-caymans-watercolorists/.

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