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Korabra: Paintings by Gavin Jantjes - private view card

Invite relating to an exhibition
Published by: Bluecoat Gallery

Private View card for Bluecoat, Liverpool showing of Korabra: Paintings by Gavin Jantjes, an exhibition originated at Edward Totah Gallery, First Floor, 13 Old Burlington Street, London, taking place in 1986. (The exact dates of the London showing are not given in the accompanying catalogue, though its dates were 4 - 27 September 1986) Subsequent to its London showing, Korabra  was exhibited at Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool, 18 October - 22 November 1986, for which this card was produced. A while later, the work was shown at Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Coventry, 23 April - 5 June 1988. The series of paintings had been completed in 1986, and was introduced in an essay written by Caroline Collier (for the Edward Totah Gallery catalogue).

The card featured a monochrome reproduction of one of the paintings in the series (all untitled). The year was given as 1985, though the Korabra catalogue stated that the paintings were executed in 1986. Media stated (on the Private View card) as sand, tissue paper, pigment and acrylic on canvas.

Related people

»  Gavin Jantjes

Born, 1948 in Cape Town, South Africa

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Related venues

»  The Bluecoat Gallery

Liverpool, United Kingdom

»  Edward Totah Gallery

London, United Kingdom

»  Herbert Art Gallery and Museum

Coventry, United Kingdom