Upside Down Bucket

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27/02/2020 18:00 - 21:00

Upside Down Bucket

exhibition: 'Upside Down Bucket '- ps mirabel

Upside Down Bucket is a collection of paintings by final year students and alumni from Manchester School of Art, plus special guests. The title of the exhibition epitomises the aforementioned fail turned good principle. It suggests a failed object – how can a bucket be used as a bucket when it’s upside down? – and a successful object which has accepted its deficiency and rendered new uses – now the bucket could be something to stand on, put things on or put on your head like a hat.

These paintings are imbued with similar paradoxical metaphors, opened up by a metamodern discourse to the extent that humour is regarded, by these artists, as a vital element of painting today.

February 27th, 6pm

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