Archived Events/ Autumn 2011

Chris McHugh

The ShowRoom Chichester

Los(t) Anghel-ease

Visual Art – Paintings
Wed October 19th 12-1pm
Venue: Bishop Otter Campus: Room LO3
Free admission

These angel things are a bit of an anomaly. I’ve been making them for years, as missives, and shadows…. but never before as an exhibition …. and I’m not sure they’re too mad about the idea now. And why angels? – it’s to do with the intangible, the ineffable. Angels offer an image for essence, and for change; they’re elementals, portents, orisons, harbingers; they are of us, of materiality.,,,, and yet of otherness. They can, by turns, be importunate and taciturn, mischievous and solicitous, resplendent visions and unconsidered trifles – that unexpected shiver, that flicker on the edge of vision…….