This year’s summer exhibition at The Holden Gallery, Full Scale, will see large billboard-size works occupying the walls of this traditional Victorian era space. Curated by Steven Gartside, the four artists – Martin Boyce, Peter Doig, Marine Hugonnier and Rachel Whiteread – will be showing a selection of their photographs, blown up to proportions that will force the viewer to navigate around the space in an exaggerated way, encouraging him/her to stand back in order to see each piece in its full capacity. Working on the basis of space play and temporality, each of the large-scale works will be destroyed at the end of the show, creating a dichotomy between the solid Victorian structure of the Holden Gallery and the temporary, imposingly large works that will be housed there for a month. Also featured will be the Utopia Station project, which appeared at the Venice Biennale in 2003, alongside film works which further explore the themes of temporality and space.

Fri 22 Jul (preview 5-7pm) & Mon 25 Jul-Fri 26 Aug, Holden Gallery, Manchester School of Art, Manchester Metropolitan University, Cavendish Street, Manchester, M15 6BR, Mon-Fri 10am-4.30pm, Thu 10am-7pm, FREE,

Image: Rachel Whiteread, Untitled, 2008. Courtesy of the artist and Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Jul - Fri 26 Aug
Daisy Kidd
Published on:
Thu 4 Aug 2016