Kurt Jackson: A Prehistoric Cornwall

28 Aug 2020 to 7 Nov 2020
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North Row
North Row
St Just in Penwith
Cornwall
TR19 7LB

This body of work sees Jackson visit the sites of prehistoric Cornwall and captures the county’s extraordinary range of ancient monuments with a new series of paintings and sculpture.

This exhibition is presented in collaboration with The Cornwall Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty  who have an accompanying exhibition taking place upstairs in a smaller gallery.

The landscape is full of these monuments. Some are obvious and picturesque – a stone circle – while others are incongruous, hidden and overlooked despite their size and historical significance; smothered by dual-carriageways, roundabouts and car dealerships.

All of these monuments are an important and integral part of the Cornish landscape as well as its culture, they are a piece of Cornish heritage.

“These are extraordinary places to visit, to draw and paint. As the eye, the hand, or the feet follow the features, the mind also wanders, trying to find meaning and explanation.” – Kurt Jackson 2020

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