Join us to celebrate the opening of ‘Ida Applebroog. Right Up To Now 1969 – 2021’ at Hauser & Wirth Somerset. Feminist pioneer Ida Applebroog has consistently explored the interconnected themes of power, gender, politics, and sexuality throughout her career. The forthcoming exhibition consists of highlights travelling from the artist’s largest survey to date at […]
The exhibition opens with a collection of archival photography and technical notes relating to biomorphic sculptures dating from 1969 until the early 1970s. The sculptures constructed from muslin, shredded foam and rubberised cheesecloth were in part influenced by Claes Oldenburg and highlight Applebroog’s early approach to performance-based works on a human scale. The works of this period were never publicly displayed and were created shortly after the artist’s self-admittance to Mercy Hospital San Diego in 1969, following a period of deep depression and convalescence. The original form of the sculptures reminded Applebroog of a lifeboat. She later commented ‘It had two openings in it, and you could sit in it like a lifeboat. I used to sit in it and paddle away. It was just my little joke to myself.’ It was at this time the artist dropped her married name (Horowitz) and maiden name (Applebaum), conceiving of a new surname, Applebroog, seeking to represent the very deepest part of her being and outline her true artistic identity.
The Bruton Horticultural Society Member’s Winetr Lunch will take place at the Montague Inn, Shepton Montague. To book a place please email Janet Jones at firstname.lastname@example.org
Coffee mornings are held on Saturdays, 10am–12 noon, at BCH, on behalf of various organisations. In February: 1 Bruton Cubs & Scouts 8 Stour Valley Dog Rescue 15 Bruton & District Women’s Institute 22 Winibus 29 Liberal Democrats 7 Mar Stour Valley Dog Rescue
Blues guitarise and harmonica player, Joe Strouzer, sings songs from his travels from Newcastle to New Orleans and a hell of a lot of places in between. His driving resonator guitar is coupled with true harmonica voodoo and biting songwriting. Take a listen https://youtu.be/x1vW4BO4lHk Advance tickets £10 / £12 on door https://www.wegottickets.com/event/530742 Strouzer
Meeting at Station Road Car park in Bruton at 9.30 every other Sunday, we alternate short and long walks in the area, sometimes walking direct from the car park, sometimes we combine cars and drive a short distance. Short walks usually end by 12 noon, longer walks can take all day. Short walks can be […]