Friday, June 26, 2020

UK Artist, Michael Cook's Manger Gallery of Romantic Art Reopens

"Christ Weeps Over Lazarus" by Michael Cook. Charcoal on paper. In the collection of The Community of the Resurrection. Cook's journal of his residency is available at his gallery in Derbyshire.
Michael Cook's The Manger Gallery, in Derbyshire, England is now open again on an appointment only basis (as before) and with some new ways of doing things to keep visitors safe. Please see the 'Visit' page of the website for details at  The current exhibition, "Reaching Towards" is the result of his residency at The Community of the Resurrection, Mirfield, an Anglican monastery, and it will now continue until the end of the summer.  The works include charcoal, pencil and ink drawings, and acrylic and oil pastel paintings, mainly on the theme of the raising of Lazarus, plus extracts from a journal kept during the residency.