20th Century British & Contemporary Art
Castlegate House Gallery

Michael Bennett, doors open Saturday 19th at 10am

16th May, 2018

Lakeside Encounter Lakeside Encounter

A reminder that we open the doors to our exhibition of paintings by Michael Bennett, from his studio and collection, this Saturday 19th May at 10am. We’ll be holding a reception from 12 noon to 2pm (gallery open until 5pm), with Mike’s sons Justin and Giles in attendance who I'm sure will be happy to talk about their father and his work. All works available may be seen HERE.

We’ll have Mike’s rather impressive easel on show, bedecked with many years of oil paint, to set the scene. We last showed Mike’s work in 2013 when we held a major fifty-plus year retrospective, so five years on we’re very much looking forward to the exhibition, which will run until 9th June. It’s been fascinating to go through the works chosen for the exhibition; many have never before been seen and are great examples of Mike’s work from varying decades; the 1960s until the last few years before Mike’s death in October 2016.

As usual, the gallery will be closed this Friday, 18th May, to allow the exhibition to be hung. 

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All for now, we hope to see you on Saturday or during the course of the exhibition,

Steve and Christine