Adam Dant

Menageries and Monuments
16 March - 21 April 2007
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Hales Gallery is pleased to announce Adam Dant's first solo show Menageries and Monuments at the gallery. For this show Dant has taken the idea of an 'Encyclopedic Compendium' as a visual form. Popularized in the 16th Century by Pieter Bruegel, numerous stories and pieces of information, such as proverbs and children's games are depicted together as part of a single pictorial scene. Dant updates this 16th century visual conceit