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5545521Raqib Shaw
DateSaturday 24th June 2017 to Sunday 19th November 2017
DescriptionShaw's opulent paintings of fantastical worlds are combined with historic textiles, furniture and drawings from the Whitworth collection. The exhibition takes the form of an installation, drawing on influences of renaissance and baroque imagery, combined with theatrical extravagance, nature and poetry, to echo the mythic space Shaw creates in his paintings. New wallpaper designed by Shaw, commissioned specially for the exhibition, creates an extraordinary backdrop for his work.
Time(s)From Jun 24, Mon-Wed, Fri-Sun 10am-5pm, Thu 10am-9pm, ends Nov 19
LocationWhitworth Art Gallery
Pricefree
Telephone No.0161 275 7450
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Whitworth Art Gallery
AddressOxford Road
Manchester
Greater Manchester
M15 6ER
Telephone No.+44 (161) 275 7450
Opening timesMonday to Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 12-4pm.

The Gallery is open on Bank Holiday Mondays at Easter, in May and August. The Gallery is closed on Good Friday, and between Christmas and New Year.

Entry to the Gallery is free.
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