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  • Leo Fitzmaurice 'Please Open Your Mind For A Simple Thing'

  • good things come... in The Gallery, 2016

  • Agnes Calf 'Rotation (Ear Plugs)'

  • good things come... in The Gallery, 2016

  • Jo Addison 'Lerk'

  • Kevin Hunt 'Like pulling teeth (green, yellow)'

  • Hayley Tompkins 'Digital Light Pool CI'

  • Hayley Tompkins 'Knife XII'

  • Ryan Gander 'Bauhaus Revisited'

  • good things come... in The Gallery, 2016

  • Ryan Gander 'Cost Induced links cause mistrust, or Out of sight out of mind (A money box for Erno Goldfinger) Eleven Pounds'

  • Peter Amoore 'A rock I have only touched with my feet'

  • Vanessa Billy 'Fingers'

  • Oliver Tirre 'Not Titled (the back of an old wall based sculpture) I and II'

  • Agnes Calf 'Elbows'

  • good things come... in The Gallery, 2016

  • Jo Addison 'Cloud'

  • Alex Frost 'Adult (After Eight Mints)'

  • Eric Bainbridge 'Untitled'

  • Richard Wentworth 'Late 20th Century Flag'

  • Clive Murphy 'You Drive Me Crazy

  • Richard Wentworth 'Fat Chance'

  • good things come... in The Gallery, 2016

  • Jack Lavender 'This is its past, fixed forever by the fact that it has happened'

  • Vanessa Billy 'End of Days'

  • good things come... in The Gallery, 2016

  • Susan Collis 'Why not stay_'

25.04.16—04.06.16, 9:00am - 5:00pm

good things come… — Exhibition

Work by Alex Frost

Starting off our Sculpture Season in the Gallery is ‘good things come…’ an exhibition showcasing work by a variety of artists exploring objects and time through sculpture.

Blink and you’ll miss it. The words conjure up a kind of panic of not wanting to lose sight of the protagonist ‘thing’ by keeping it locked into view. This 'thing' could be small, it might even be tiny (and therefore easy to miss) yet once found, the inevitability of time means that sooner or later you’ll have to give in and blink.

good things come... proposes a scenario that contradicts this quandary by suggesting a world where the size of an object and our attention upon it (as artists and spectators) is intrinsically linked to time.

Pursuing a dual concept governed by the multiple readings of this well-known phrase, good things come... presents small-scale selections and scaled-up collections. Complex objects of varying ages fuse history with form, implying that the more time we have to spend with a thing (and therefore the longer we wait) the greater the reward (perhaps even in the smallest of ways).

Agnes Calf / Alex Frost / Clive Murphy / Eric Bainbridge / Hayley Tompkins / Jack Lavender / Jo Addison / Kevin Hunt / Leo Fitzmaurice / Oliver Tirre / Peter Amoore / Richard Wentworth / Ryan Gander / Ruth Proctor / Sean Edwards / Susan Collis / Vanessa Billy

good things come... is curated by Kevin Hunt in collaboration with Hannah Jones (Exhibitions Manager, The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art).

What: good things come... — Exhibition

When: Monday 25 April to Saturday 4 June 2016 (Monday-Friday 9am-5pm, Saturday 10am-2pm, closed Sunday) free and open to all.

Where: The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art

  • Exhibition / Gallery
  • The Gallery, Plymouth College of Art, Tavistock Place, Plymouth, PL4 8AT
  • Free