Ned Pratt: One Wave

Ned Pratt (Canadian, 1964 – ), St. Philip's Beach (detail), 2016. Chromogenic print. 88.3cm x 118.1cm

September 27 - February 16, 2020    |    Regular Exhibition

Ned Pratt’s respect for Newfoundland's landscape is the foundation of his work. He distills found locations in his photographs, abstracting the features of a place to elegant compositions of form and colour. His works disrupt depth with close architectural details and incisions of poles and wires, undermining a traditional, romantic notion of “looking out” to a sublime view. This exhibition charts a decade of Pratt’s photography. Earlier, stark imagery of buildings will be placed alongside his forays into abstraction, as well as his recent celebrations of the inherent geometry of organic forms – such as a single wave crashing over a wall.

Exhibition curated by Mireille Eagan and organized by The Rooms Provincial Art Gallery. Presented with the support of CI Institutional Asset Management (a division of CI Investments Inc.).

Upcoming Events:

Exhibition Opening
September 27, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for the official opening reception of new exhibitions at the Beaverbrook Art Gallery. Event is free and open to all. 

Ned Pratt: One Wave
Exhibition curated by Mireille Eagan and organized by The Rooms Provincial Art Gallery. Presented with the support of CI Institutional Asset Management (a division of CI Investments Inc.).

Living Lightly on the Earth: Building an Ark for Prince Edward Island, 1974- 76
Exhibition curated by Steven Mannell and organized by the Confederation Centre Art Gallery.

Artist Talk and Tour: Ned Pratt
September 28, 2:00 pm

An opportunity to meet the artist and explore the large-scale photographic works in his retrospective exhibition at the Gallery. This show represents 10 years of photographing his home island of Newfoundland. The artist will be discussing his approach to form and beauty and his relationship to this land.

Admission by donation.