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The sculptor, who has researched Celtic art, created this spiritual memorial, in startled bird-like form, to the drowning by reservoir of Welsh-speaking village Capel Celyn in order to supply Liverpool with water.
In the first show, modern work (mostly painting) was exhibited alongside works of Celtic art (high crosses, stone pillars, gold artefacts), a formalist gesture intended to justify the abstractions of modernism by reference to those of antiquity, which brought with it a whiff of the primitivism of high modernism itself: think Picasso's enthusiasm for 'primal' African sculpture.
People have a lot of ideas about the Celts but there is a lot more to Celtic art and decoration than tattoos and gift shops.
Celtic Art comes from a renowned expert on the subject, features after 250 masterpieces from Celtic productions through the ages, and is a recommendation for collections strong in European art in general or Celtic art and history in particular.
Her exhibition of Celtic art, which includes paintings and pattern-work, runs until April 1.
The overall collection of around 170 objects comprises a wide range of artefacts, including fragments of cauldrons, a crescentic-shaped plaque with Celtic art decoration and part of an ancient trumpet or war horn.
Over the last century or so it was popular to treat Celtic art as something distinct and untouched by that of other cultures.
Wells will present an illustrated lecture, "Meanings in Early Celtic Art," at 3 p.
Inmates can take courses on the films of Alfred Hitchcock, Celtic Art history and Egypt studies, as well as guitar lessons, GCSEs in French and Spanish, philosophy, cookery, humanities and media music creation.
The figurine includes very decorative elements, and the children were inspired by patterns from Celtic art, which can be found on ancient illuminated manuscripts.
It is highly decorated, with spirals, circles, curves, and other intricate motifs and is said to be the best example, from a select few surviving examples, of a Celtic art style called La Tene.