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FALMOUTH ART GALLERY RELAUNCHES OPEN EXHIBITION AND ART PRIZE Calling all artists! We are inviting emerging and established artists to submit their work for the 'Imagine Falmouth’ open exhibition and art prize.  It’s open to people living in Cornwall of ALL AGES and is FREE to enter. Online submissions open Thursday 1st September and close Wednesday 5th October . The exhibition of selected work will run at Falmouth Art Gallery from 26th November 2022 to 28th January 2023. Thanks to sponsorship from local accountancy firm Hodgsons, there are very generous prizes for the four 4 competition categories: Judges’ Prize (18+ years), People’s

Andrew Lanyon 'Reconstruction of Man Ray's Metronome', 2004. Falmouth Art Gallery. During the summer of 1937, an extraordinary group of Surrealist artists came on holiday to Cornwall for the first time. Among them were some of the most influential and original painters, sculptors, writers and photographers of the 20th century. This exhibition celebrates the 85th anniversary of their holiday with the display of photographs by Lee Miller, Man Ray, Roland Penrose alongside original artworks by Eileen Agar and Max Ernst. The artworks reveal the rich vein of surrealist activity that occurred during their stay at a manor house near Falmouth. 18th July -

Watercolour on paper William Holman Hunt (1827-1910): A Sketch in Cornwall (The Lizard), 1860, watercolour on paper, 20.5 x 26.5 cms. Funded with support from Art Fund and V&A Purchase Grant Fund. About the Artist William Holman Hunt was one of the founding figures of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, a group of artists formed in 1848 that sought to champion imaginative scenes inspired by literature, religion, nature, and poetry. While the brotherhood was short-lived (some five years), Hunt remained committed to its principles throughout his career. He was a devout Christian well-known for his incredible attention to detail and religious subject matter. His most