Friday, 16 September 2011

Mary Webb: Journeys in Colour Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts

The largest ever exhibition of works by the artist Mary Webb opens at the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, on Tuesday 27 September and runs until Sunday 4 December.


Mary Webb has been producing bold abstract work for nearly 50 years and taught at Norwich University College of the Arts (then Norwich Art School) from 1966 - 1990. Writing in the Observer, art critic Tim Hilton described Mary Webb as "a little known but treasurable artist".

Journeys in Colour celebrates Webb’s work from 1965 to the present day and includes 60 paintings together with screen prints, drawings and collages. A new series of works never seen before, which have been inspired by a trip to Utah, USA, will be on display. The exhibition also includes a number of works by the artist from the UEA Collection of Abstract and Constructivist, Art, Architecture and Design, which is permanently housed at the Centre.

The exhibition runs from Tuesday 27 September to Sunday 4 December, open Tuesday to Sunday, 10am to 5pm, closed Mondays .

Admission (includes entry to the The Face of the Artist) £4, concessions £2. Family admission (up to 2 adults and 3 children) £8, concessions £6.

T. 01603 593199, http://www.scva.ac.uk/.

Photograph: Mary Webb in her studio (Andi Sapey)