20 December 2015

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B. Wurtz: The Art Of Recycling Pushes Duchampian Boundaries At The Baltic

The BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art in Gateshead is currently presenting the first gallery survey of American artist B. Wurtz. Declared “a master of the unassuming” by Roberta Smith, art critic for The New York Times, B. Wurtz has been making sculpture from everyday materials for more than 40 years. Wurtz is best known for his three-dimensional works, carefully assembled […]

11 July 2015

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Fiona Tan: Artist’s Survey Opens At BALTIC Centre For Contemporary Art

BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead presents a survey exhibition and major new commission by the Dutch artist and filmmaker Fiona Tan. DEPOT is the new large installation which lends its name to the exhibition. It re-imagines ‘Jonah the Giant Whale’, a preserved whale in Formaldehyde, which toured across Europe exhibited inside a lorry. Tan […]

25 February 2013

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Thomas Scheibitz To Exhibit At Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art Gateshead

An exhibition of new and recent work by Thomas Scheibitz (born in Radeberg in 1968), one of the leading German artists of his generation is opening this summer at BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead. Scheibitz began developing a new form of conceptual painting during his studies at the School of Art in Dresden in […]

1 March 2012

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Turner Prize Baltic Centre Emulate Tate With New Gallery

Turner Prize 2011 hosts, The Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art in Gateshead, is set to open a second branch in neighbouring Newcastle – BALTIC 39 The Baltic in Gateshead had more than 500,000 visitors last year when it hosted the Turner Prize; and now it’s making a bid for Tate-style world domination with the opening of an […]

10 February 2012

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Turner Prize Hosts Request Volunteers For Artwork

  Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art in Gateshead are hoping to secure as many as 600 members of the public for a performance of On Kawara’s One Million Years The recent host of the Turner Prize, the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art in Gateshead is looking for as many as 600 volunteers to help the performance of On Kawara’s One Million […]

20 October 2011

Turner Prize 2011 Opens On The Tyne

  BALTIC opens 2011 Turner Prize Exhibition For the first time in its 27 year history, the Turner Prize is to be hosted by a non-Tate venue; and today, Gateshead’s BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art has opened the doors on the Turner Prize exhibition. Four shortlisted artists – Karla Black, Martin Boyce, Hilary Lloyd, and […]