An Audience with Brian Rice

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Thursday, 6 February 2020
19:00
Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery

Join author and art historian Michael Bird as he hosts a fascinating conversation with abstract artist Brian Rice, exploring 60 years of his paintings and prints.

Brian Rice studied at Yeovil School of Art and Goldsmiths College, becoming very active in London during the 1960s before moving to the west of England in the 70s where his interest in ancient cultures influenced his work. His paintings and prints have been featured in almost 200 group exhibitions and 35 solo exhibitions.

Michael Bird studied at Merton College, Oxford, and has written poetry, essays and reviews for The Times, The Guardian, Modern Painters, Tate Etc and PN Review, and has contributed to BBC radio art programmes Kaleidoscope, Night Waves and The Essay. His books include monographs on the artists Sandra Blow, Bryan Wynter and Lynn Chadwick, as well as The St Ives Artists: A Biography of Place and Time.