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The Gallery Oldham

The Gallery Oldham

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The Gallery Oldham

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  1. The Gallery Oldham A new space for people and ideas

  2. The Building • Very successful use of space • Exhibitions are reasonably spread out • Viewing area • Original shape of building • Several shapes used in construction of building • Effective lighting • Layout of fixtures individual to each exhibition • Calm and relaxed feel to gallery • Quiet and peaceful atmosphere

  3. The Exhibitions • Visions and Voices • All Our Childhoods • Alan Rankle

  4. Visions and Voices

  5. Visions and Voices • Produced by Lorraine Berry • Theme of childhood past and present • Encouraged to get involved with the exhibition • Past childhood is inspired by Oldham’s History Collection • Childhood today was inspired by Grange n Our Lady’s School

  6. All Our Childhoods

  7. All Our Childhoods • Past childhoods from the Victorian era to present day • Represented through photographs, ceramics and paintings • Toys, games and dolls from the past • Child workers represented through materials and objects common to the child

  8. Alan Rankle

  9. Alan Rankle • Born in Oldham • Focuses on landscapes and countryside • He communicates on a number of levels • Focuses on intricate detail • His work is contemporary and exciting • Focuses on image of landscape from far away • Use of colour, contrasting • Doesn’t seem to plan out what he paints • Gallery has displayed Alan’s work in colour schemes and size of paintings

  10. Thank-youfor watching our presentation Emily Davys Stefanie Jones Sophie Battersby