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Anima Mundi

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Best art gallery in St.Ives for real art lovers

Contemporary art gallery with high quality artists! Really, really good! It’s like the level of... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2018
Elina Z
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Riga, Latvia
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Brilliant contemporary gallery

This is a lovely gallery showing interesting and often challenging contemporary art. Staff are... read more

Reviewed February 11, 2018
Devonshirelass
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Anima-Mundi was founded by Joseph Clarke, who has curated in excess of 100 exhibitions over a twenty year period, working with international artists in all media. The gallery is based in a former Christian Science reading rooms in St Ives, Cornwall...more
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Street-an-Pol, St Ives TR26 2DS, England
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Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

It’s a considerable space spread over three floors. I’m not sure why this gallery is called ‘Anima Mundi’ or ‘World Spirit’ unless for ‘spirit’ read ‘ghoul’ as all the paintings on display by one Joy Wolfenden Brown were of depressing ghoulish faces staring into a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Contemporary art gallery with high quality artists! Really, really good! It’s like the level of Venice bienale or smthg. I will add photos, as they speak louder, than my text

Date of experience: March 2018
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Millenniumart, Owner at Anima Mundi, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2018

Thank you for your comments. Im glad you enjoyed your visit. Look forward to welcoming you back and challenging you further x

Reviewed February 11, 2018

This is a lovely gallery showing interesting and often challenging contemporary art. Staff are knowledgeable and helpful, the art always interesting.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Devonshirelass
Millenniumart, Owner at Anima Mundi, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to give a review x

Reviewed April 27, 2017

I have only seen one exhibition here, of one artist, spread over three floors, but I think this is worth your time... check it out, stay awhile.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed September 25, 2016

I was grateful to have found this gallery while visiting St Ives this summer. I wanted to see some interesting contemporary art, and found it at Anima Mundi. The gallery assistant was very friendly and helpful, and I felt very comfortable taking my time to...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank LarissaM3157
Reviewed September 18, 2016

I've visited this gallery a few times since moving to St Ives and will definitely keep on going. It's a much appreciated change from all the twee seaside scenes. The art is contemporary and very stimulating.

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Jean M
Reviewed September 10, 2016

When wandering the streets of St Ives you make a picture in your mind about the lives of modernist artist's. Yet now the town is touristy and bustling with galleries selling the inevitable seascapes and twee gifts. Anima Mundi however brings a welcoming change and...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed September 6, 2016

Excellent place to visit very different experience from other art galleries. Thought provoking with extremely helpful and friendly staff.

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Tomlinincornwall
Reviewed August 31, 2016

After you've fought your way up the High street, head down Street an Pol to Anima Mundi. The gallery provides visitors with an opportunity and a peaceful space to absorb more contemporary and thought provoking art. Grab a guide-sheet as you walk through the door...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank lt0m
Reviewed August 24, 2016

This not a run-of-the mill St.Ives art gallery; it's a special place. Situated opposite the St.Ives town hall in an old building, the gallery is on three floors. We first noticed the gallery by accident, having just looked at 'What's on in St. Ives' in...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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