Imagination and the tradition of storytelling, more
specificallythe art of fantasy, fairytales and nursery rhymes is at
the centreof this exhibition.
From Grimm to Reality showcases key workssuch as David
Hockney's Illustrations for Six Fairy Tales from the Brothers
Grimm and Paula Rego's nursery rhyme etchingsalongside Anya
Gallaccio's ever changing Preserve Beauty, Ana Maria
Pacheco's Misfortunes of a Sardine and SusannaMajuri's fantastical
photographic landscapes. The exhibition isfull of references to the
imagery portrayed in childhood storiesand highlights the rich
connection between imagination, thefamiliar and storytelling in
contemporary art. Other highlightsto the exhibition include Jane
Edden's Ideal Home sculpturesand Joel Ely's Thinking Bear.