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Warrington Museum and Art Gallery

Exhibition Detail
Gossip Well Told
Museum Street
Cultural Quarter
Warrington WA1 1JB


September 24th, 2011 - December 3rd, 2011
Opening: 
September 23rd, 2011 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
Houston St. Tags, Cheryl DunnCheryl Dunn, Houston St. Tags
© Courtesy of the Artist and Warrington Museum and Art Gallery
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After the successful opening of GOSSIP WELL TOLD in London this past July, the exhibition has been invited to take over a section of the Warrington Museum and Art Gallery as part of the first Warrington Contemporary Art Festival this September.  The Warrington Museum and Art Gallery’s first ever contemporary arts festival this month celebrates emerging and acclaimed artists and performers from September 24 to October 29, 2011. Exhibition now extended to December 3 by popular demand!

 Having been presented with the honour of bringing this exhibition to a Museum setting, ‘Gossip Well Told’ has taken the opportunity to expand on its roster to include such artists as Berliner Jaybo, Australias  Anthony Lister , London’s finest D*FACE.

Gossip Well Told exhibits new and original artworks and installations by internationally recognised artists from a movement spawned through word of mouth, a movement that brought colour to the streets of the world’s most exciting cities and spread like wildfire via the internet. This is a scene fuelled by the artists and lovers of the art itself. It has received little support from the conventional British art establishments and is only now beginning to receive the wider attention and credit it deserves in the UK with Warrington Museum making the first big step by inviting these artists to fill its white walls.  An innovating, DIY mentality of not waiting to be invited is the philosophy that has built the scene and made it what it is today. GOSSIP WELL TOLD brings to Warrington the most progressive, talked-about work on the art wires right now and will offer a taste of what can be expected at this year’s 2011 edition of Moniker Art Fair. 


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