Welsh Visual Arts | The Best of 2016

Welsh Visual Arts | The Best of 2016

2016 has been an extraordinary year for the visual arts in Wales, with major exhibitions alongside major commemorations. And there has been a fair share of reactions to the socio-political landscape too. Here is Wales Arts Review‘s 10 of the Best for 2016. To read our original reviews of our choices, just click on the red.

Hollow by Jenny Hall
Hollow by Jenny Hall

Romanticism and the Welsh Landscape (MOMA, Machynlleth)

Anthony Rhys’ Notorious (Oriel Myrddin, Carmarthen)

Unmaking the Modern: The Work of Stanley Anderson (School of Art Gallery, Aberystwyth University)

Hollow by Jenny Hall (Aberystwyth Arts Centre)

Inside Out: From Vegas to Wales (Aberystwyth Arts Centre)

Iwan Bala at Penarth Pavillion (Penarth)

War’s Hell: The Battle of Mametz Wood in Art (National Museum of Wales, Cardiff)

Quentin Blake: Inside Stories (National Museum of Wales, Cardiff)

In Raymond Williams’ Border Country (National Eisteddfod, Abergavenny)

The Eye International Photography Festival (Aberystwyth Arts Centre)

With a Conscious Eye by Nick Danziger
With a Conscious Eye by Nick Danziger