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Raqib Shaw at Manchester Art Gallery

Raqib Shaw at Manchester Art Gallery

Kate Wimbush

There are two new fabulous exhibitions on at Manchester Art Gallery featuring artist Raqib Shaw and jeweller Karl Fritch. Kate went to visit this weekend and took some pictures of the stunning painting by Raqib Shaw. The detail and intricacy combined with the vibrant colours and sparkling rhinestones are right up Kate's street! Also, once you look past the glittering colours there are some surprising elements incorporated into the subject matter! When studying her BTEC before going to University, Kate did her art history module on Victorian fairy paintings as she was heavily inspired by the paintings of John Anster Fitzgerald at Birmingham Art...

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