Patricia MacKinnon-Day

Shipbuilding Past and Present. Imperial War Museum North, Salford 2004 - 2004

A joint exhibition of works by a renowned figurative war painter who died in 1959 and a Glasgow-born contemporary artist, acclaimed for abstract video projects, may seem an unlikely artistic union.

In reality, Sir Stanley Spencer’s Shipbuilding paintings of working life at Port Glasgow during the Second World War and Patricia MacKinnon-Day’s digital videos of disquieting spaces at a Birkenhead shipyard 60 years later enrich each other in this bold exhibition at Imperial Museum North until June 7…

Aiden Jones BBC Manchester -The Arts