Alex Williams: Then and Now, Wales Remembered
Type of Event: Art Exhibition
(Cymraeg) Drawing principally on his lifetime experiences, Alex Williams stands out as an artist whose paintings exude a vibrancy and energy. His return to Wales in the 1970s, following some time in Los Angeles, was the catalyst that sparked a period of creativity and his paintings flourished as never before.
In focusing on rural landscapes, animals and farmyards, in all their down-to-earth, grubby, muddy working detail, his paintings convey, most of all, not just what such places look like. They also have about them a sense of the smells, the tangible elemental qualities and the sheer atmosphere of a typical working farm. The rusty corrugated iron roofs and the weathered wooden clapboards of the walls of the barns and outbuildings are depicted in such a way that the viewer can imagine how they would feel if they passed a hand across them.
Tuesday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Thursday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Friday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
- Tue 1st March 2022 to Sun 19th June 2022
Glamorgan Street, Brecon, Powys LD3 7DW