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Too Cute! Sweet is about to get Sinister

9:00am - 5:00pm
Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Chamberlain Square
Birmingham, B3 3DH

In January artist Rachel Maclean will be curating a new exhibition at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery from Saturday 26th January to Sunday 12th May 2019.

Too Cute! Sweet is about to get Sinister will see Maclean examine the world of cuteness by curating works by artists including Gillian Wearing, Helen Chadwick and John Isaacs.

She will look at the overwhelming presence of cuteness in contemporary society and how objects and images can be simultaneously sweet and sinister.

Maclean has created a new original film for the exhibition which introduces the themes. In it she plays a Care Bear-like creature called Dr Cute. Attached are two stills from this film. High res images are available to download here https://www.dropbox.com/home/Too%20Cute!%20Curated%20by%20Rachel%20Maclean and a 30 second clip from the film is available to download here and can be shared online https://wetransfer.com/downloads/d2934111cb8b39849f5ccb85960a3a9020181212104124/046213

There will be the opportunity to interview Rachel and see the exhibition the day before it opens. There will be limited time with Rachel but if you are interested in speaking to her please do get in touch.