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Street art

Paintings, prints, photography and more from the cream of British art students around the UK on show (and for sale) at the Atkinson Gallery in Street

The nationally recognised Atkinson Gallery in Street holds regular major contemporary exhibitions – Andy Warhol, Sir Antony Caro, Marc Quinn, Elisabeth Frink and Don McCullin have all exhibited here – but the gallery, part of the famous Millfield School, also supports young, aspiring artists from all over the UK. I’ve had a peep at their annual exhibition of artworks by the cream of MA and other Post-grad students from universities around the UK – almost all of them for sale. There are paintings, installations, photographic prints. Here’s a taster…

Up to £100

Utopia by Christopher Ashlin, De Montfort University, photographic prints, £100

From £250

Vivian Maier, ‘Exteriority’ by Virginia Bain, Norwich University, collage, £250

Flaccid Plastic by Andrew Cunningham, Bath Spa University, acrylic, £450

Marine Plastic 07/03/17 by Josie Llewellyn, Bath Spa University, mass produced plates, transfers, £600

Over £1000

Bowed by Sean O’ Farrell, Bournemouth University, oil on canvas on wood, £1040

Burning Land by Francesco Rocchi, Kingston University, photographic, £2000

Go to browse, go to buy. The exhibition continues until Sat 17 March, from Mon to Sat 9.30am–5pm – and it’s free!

Atkinson Gallery, Millfield School, Street, Somerset, BA16 0YD. Tel 01458 444322.

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