The Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art (MIMA) is currently holding an exhibition by one of the North-East’s most influential artists.
The work of local artist Basil Beattie is currently on show and gives a retrospective look at his career.
Th exhibition is called “Basil Beattie, When Now Becomes Then: Three Decades”, and has been described as “nonrepresentational, but has a distinct existential character.”
Beattie is an artist well known for his work in the art of oil and wax on canvas.
You can take a look at the exhibition for yourself below.
Basil Beattie is a painter and printmaker who studied at West Hartlepool College of Art (1950-55) having been born and raised in the area.
During his studies, he was influenced by artists from New York who are known for their Abstract Expressionism.
Basil’s exhibition is one of many that has been on display since MIMA opened almost 10 years ago. Here’s a reminder of a couple of MIMA’s exhibitions from down the years.
Having already being visited by hundreds of people, Beattie’s art work will continue to be on display at MIMA until Sunday June 12
For more information about the exhibition visit here.