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Painted Faces

Venue: Laing Art Gallery

Date: Dec 5th 2012 - Nov 13th 2013

Time: 10:00 - 17:00

Price: Free

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Focusing on artist Mary Dumas’ painting, ‘Back to’, 2011, which depicts the talented singer-songwriter, Amy Winehouse, Painted Faces looks the relationship between art and female beauty. Painted Faces is an exhibition inspired by the recent acquisition of a work by internationally known contemporary artist Marlene Dumas, and which depicts the talented singer-songwriter, Amy Winehouse. This exhibition expands upon one of the main themes of Dumas’ work; the relationship between art and female beauty. Dumas’ ‘Back to’, 2011 will be shown alongside other works on paper from the collection.