One Direction: Gordon Cockburn and Ronnie Rae at Gracefield Arts Centre Dumfries

Gordon Cockburn, 'Jester, Venice', pastel on paper
Gordon Cockburn, 'Jester, Venice', pastel on paper

Gordon Cockburn & Ronnie Rae: ConvergeDiverge - A Conversation Over Five Decades

Tue - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

From: 10 Feb 2024

To: 6 Apr 2024

Gracefield Arts Centre
28 Edinburgh Road
Dumfries & Galloway

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Gracefield Arts Centre in Dumfries is showing a non-selling exhibition following the path of Gordon Cockburn and Ronnie Rae – two Ayrshire artists who met in the 1970s and became life-long friends. Sharing a desire to capture the heights and depths of the human soul, exploring subjects outwith the mainstream, their transcendent achievement is an ability to use gesture, line and form to shortcut emotional expression in a spontaneous, expressionistic style. They initially worked closely together (the ‘converge’ concept) and subsequently developed separately (the ‘diverge’ element). Dumfries

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