Then Here Now | David Bethell | 2016 | still from video | image: Glen Stoker

David Bethell: Synthetic Landscapes

Mark Devereux Projects’ represented artist David Bethell will be showing newly commissioned work as part of Synthetic Landscapes at Weston Park and Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery.

Reviewing the ‘ideal’ landscape:
a Meadow Arts contemporary art exhibition in two venues

4 June to 3 September 2017 – Weston Park
24 June to 3 September 2017 – Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery

Meadow Arts will bring a vibrant programme of contemporary art to Weston Park for the first time. Renowned contemporary artists have been invited to explore Weston Park and its history, responding to ‘Capability’ Brown’s grand landscape and James Paine’s architecture with newly commissioned work and a group exhibition.

In this corner of the West Midlands, two radically different visions of man-made landscapes collide: on the one hand, the idealised landscaped garden magnificently expressed at Weston, on the other, the emerging industrial landscape. Synthetic Landscapes takes place across two venues, investigating these different ideas; at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery artist David Bethell examines the birth of the industrial landscape.

Meadow Arts bring unique contemporary art projects to places where art is not usually shown, supporting artists by commissioning new work and creating inspiring events and exhibitions for new audiences.

Further information

For further information please visit:

Weston Park
Nr Shifnal
TF11 8LE
Tel: 01952 852100
4 June – 3 Sept 2017

Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery
The Square
Tel: 01743 258885
24 June – 3 Sept 2017

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