Tag Archives: Penzance

The Great Exhibition of 2020

by Pendery Weekes in Cornwall With shops locked down and transformed into gallery spaces from one day to the next, the Great Exhibition of 2020 surpassed expositions of all time for its extraordinary and extensive size in square kilometres, the largest international exhibition ever opened. Notwithstanding the great expense incurred by this Herculean exhibition, sadly it was also the worst …

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Tim Shaw and the Side of Life I Don’t Want to See

Tim Shaw, “What Remains” at The Exchange Gallery, Penzance (10 Feb-12 May 2018) I was left shell-shocked, speechless for a few minutes; I felt blocked. This was the powerful and unexpected effect that Tim Shaw’s exhibition had on me at The Exchange in Penzance. No evading reality here, no joy or soothing landscapes. What a sharp contrast to what usually …

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