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Charles William Mansel Lewis, painter

October 30, 2016 4 Comments
Charles William Mansel Lewis, painter

Last week I paid a visit to Parc Howard Museum and Art Gallery in Llanelli.  I was on a particular mission in the museum, but had time to look round the paintings on display.  The collection is mixed but interesting.  It includes an early view of Llanelli from Furnace Quarry by the town’s most famous […]

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New paintings by Carys Evans

September 26, 2016 2 Comments
New paintings by Carys Evans

In the Ceri Richards Gallery is a collection of around 40 paintings by Carys Evans – her first solo exhibition since graduating in fine art in Swansea in 2013.  The pictures are varied in size and in medium, but all of them share Carys’s persistent themes: female figures in domestic settings; birds, cats and other […]

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Shani Rhys James

February 22, 2015 2 Comments
Shani Rhys James

Who is Shani Rhys James? That seems to me to be the central question underlying all of her paintings. Many of the very best of them are gathered together in Distillation, a big retrospective of her works in Oriel Gregynog at the National Library of Wales. This is quite simply an overwhelming exhibition. It’s remarkable […]

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