Bite size: Psychology and art
  • The Levinsky Gallery, Roland Levinsky Building, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, PL4 8AA

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As part of the 'Slow Painting' exhibition in The Levinsky Gallery, Dr Alastair Smith, from the School of Psychology, will explore some of the ways in which the concept of slowness has impacted upon experimental psychology. This will cut across a variety of different processes and phenomena, from the perception of time's passing through to conscious and deliberative thinking.

Date: Wednesday 26 February
Time: 13:00 – 13:45
Venue: The Levinsky Gallery, Roland Levinsky Building
Free admission, booking is essential

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Slow Painting exhibition

Friday 24 January – Saturday 28 March | The Levinsky Gallery 

Art has reacted, like everything else, to digital technology, both on the level of making and reception. 'Slow Painting' offers a counterbalance to an accelerating world, comprising works that illustrate the role of painting as a rewarding repository of time.

This Hayward Gallery Touring exhibition is curated by writer and critic, Martin Herbert, and features the work of 19 talented artists. It's an exhibition of paintings that take their time, and invite us to do the same. 

Find out more about the exhibition

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