Richard Woods: 'Flora & Fauna'

Richard Woods exhibition at Milton Keynes Gallery

"For Richard Woods, buildings — or more precisely, their skins — are a canvas." (Liz Bury, "Building Design" May 2008) In conjunction with a striking commission for the Gallery exterior and a remarkable wood-cut printed floor that occupies the entire ground floor of the Gallery, Woods presents a selection of recent sculptures, new wall-based ceramic works and large scale marquetry panels.

Art Exhibition previously on at MILTON KEYNES GALLERY in United Kingdom.
From Saturday 28 June 2008 to Sunday 21 September 2008

Published by anonymous on Thursday 26 June 2008.
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This summer, Milton Keynes Gallery presents new work by artist Richard Woods in his first solo exhibition in a British public gallery.

Woods has a long-running history of architectural intervention and transformation. He is known for his all-encompassing installations of hand-printed wood-cut floors and elevations, which have been presented in a variety of contexts, from a British stately home to a Venetian courtyard, and from public buildings or private apartments to international boutique stores. In his work, Woods explores the relationship between ‘functionality’ and ‘decoration’, with motifs varying from simple, repetitive red brick work to intricate floral designs, or pastiches of historical styles and artistic movements; Tudor,18th century Baroque or as in this exhibition, the legacy of Modernism.

In conjunction with his remarkable wood-cut printed floor that occupies the entire ground floor of the Gallery, Woods will p

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