Abstract Art Works Sparked by Jazz Fest; Improvisation, Art and All That Jazz. Barbara Hodgson Meets the Fast-Painting Gina Southgate - and Casts Her Eye over Two More Thought-Provoking Exhibitions in Newcastle
PUT a three-day event, 15 musicians and one artist together and what do you get? The answer is a remarkable 41 art works - all the work of one, rather tired, painter.
Gina Southgate's vibrant, fast and furious works are currently on show at Newcastle Arts Centre in newly-opened exhibition From The Outside - named after the jazz festival which took place in Gateshead from October 9-11.
The concept of the international festival of improvised music, arranged by Jazz North East, is to spark off musical interaction in a new setting, in this case the Old Town Hall.
And Gina was invited along to capture it all - and I mean all - in its hectic, colourful glory.
The London-based artist created …
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Publication information: Article title: Abstract Art Works Sparked by Jazz Fest; Improvisation, Art and All That Jazz. Barbara Hodgson Meets the Fast-Painting Gina Southgate - and Casts Her Eye over Two More Thought-Provoking Exhibitions in Newcastle. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Journal (Newcastle, England). Publication date: October 31, 2009. Page number: 58. © 2009 MGN Ltd. COPYRIGHT 2009 Gale Group.
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