20th-Century European: Karen Strang’s Portraits of her Mother at City Contemporary Art, Perth

Karen Strang, 'Syrena', oil on canvas
Karen Strang, 'Syrena', oil on canvas

Title:
Karen Strang: Zana

Times:
10:00 - 17:00. Sun 10:00 -16:00. Tue closed.

From: 4 May 2024

To: 5 Jun 2024

Venue:
City Contemporary Art
20 Charlotte Street
Perth
Perthshire
PH1 5LL

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Showing in The Room, City Contemporary Art’s dedicated space for solo exhibitions, is a series of paintings by Karen Strang, portraying her Polish mother, Dr Zofia Strang – a pioneering woman who lived under Nazi occupation, then Stalinism in Poland, and in Britain during the Cold War, depicting her energy, style, and beauty. 

Karen Strang, ‘Pretty in Pink, oil on canvas

Also showing, until 19th May, is the CCA Spring Show, featuring gallery artists Peter Haldane, Adrian Wisniewski RSA, Jonathan Shearer, Ian Cook RI RSW RGI, Niamh McFarlane, Nael Hanna, Garry Harper, David Page, Lesley Mackay and Colin Brown.

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