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Jan J Klos - 'Have You Seen the Green?' Photographic Exhibition

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Green Fingers and earth lovers rejoice; Have You Seen The Green is a new photographic exhibition by artist Jan J Klos, exploring our relationship with nature. The images show the natural world uprooted – sometimes literally – and placed into man-made environments.

Jan J Klos, exhibition
Jan J Klos: Have You Seen The Green


For example, a pot plant is presented before a door, as though requesting permission to enter. The exhibition marries a sometimes humorous perspective with the reality of the modern world.

Klos is interested in the modern world's approach to nature - we refine and temper it, but why can we not accept it as a whole, wild and free?

Well-pruned bushes, and clipped plants have been snapped and are being showcased. Splashed across canvas at the MAC, free entry, so you can enjoy nature in a familiar scenario, but at a distance.

Who knew nature had an affinity with celebrity culture? Like I said, admired from a distance ...
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Why? Nature needs preserving, that is why.
When: Tuesday until Saturday - 12 noon until 8pm Sunday - 11am until 4pm Monday - Closed except for Bank Holidays when the Gallery will be open 12 noon - 8pm
Phone: 0121 446 3232
Where: Cannon Hill Park
Cost: Free
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