St George's Arts

‘A nest of 40 eggs’ by Maggie Rose

‘Modern Madonnas’ is an exciting new group exhibition taking place in Esher during May and June. St George’s Arts has chosen thirteen artists from all over Britain, whose works provide a thoughtful response to the relationship between mother and child.

Set in the beautiful setting of St George’s Church, Esher, which, over the past five years has been building its reputation as a showcase for cutting edge art, ‘Modern Madonnas’ includes paintings, prints, photography, video, sculpture and installation.

Considering how many people become parents, it is perhaps rather surprising how rarely this theme is used today by artists. So it is refreshing here to see original ideas covering all aspects of motherhood.

‘Woman Rowing Boat’ by Jean Thompson

While some will be intrigued by Jean Thompson’s dreamlike etchings, (is the couple in the boat abandoning their baby in the water, or rowing…

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