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EXHIBITIONS 09 twist. The new works are displayed alongside some of Rego’s other works inspired by the sea, including sculptures. jerwoodgallery.org

Reflection, 2017, acrylic and resin on canvas, 122 x 151 cm

Isabelle Beaubien: No Brushes No Borders

Anita Ford

27 September – 15 October Macaya Gallery, Miami Florida

HIDDEN MESSAGES

Isabelle Beaubien’s ‘No Brushes No Borders’ will see her dynamic mixed-media paintings exhibited solo for the first time in the US. The artist is known for creating work (as the show’s title suggests) without brushes; instead using her own handmade tools to create pieces that sing with movement and vivid colour, adding glossy resin mediums to the paint to heighten texture and form. The show opens at Miami’s Macaya Gallery on 27 September. isabellebeaubien.com

Paula Rego: The Boy Who Loved the Sea and Other Stories 21 October – 28 January 2018 Jerwood Gallery, Hastings The first major exhibition of new work by Paula Rego in the UK for 10 years, The Boy Who Loved the Sea and Other Stories brings together works inspired by the sea and stories that we know and love, all with Rego's signature dark

Alfred Huckett

24 October – 3 November Menier Gallery, London UK artists Anita Ford and Alfred Huckett present their joint show 'Hidden Messages', which opens at Menier Gallery, London on October 24th. Ford’s mixed media works, which reflect on her highly personal struggles living with cancer and hearing loss include drawings, photographs, sculpture and prints, while Huckett will be showing work from his ‘Vestments’ series which explores his transvestism through paintings and collages from the mid-90s, and recent large scale mixed media works. Both artists explore ideas of personal identity in their work, and the exhibition offers a chance to see previously unseen pieces. meniergallery.co.uk

Inside artists - issue 10  

Sometimes a certain place can take hold of us, stirring emotions as we connect with our surroundings. But how would you describe this place...