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Llewellyn Xavier

Born, 1945 in St Lucia

From the publication, In Black and White: Prints from Africa and the Diaspora, by Gill Saunders and Zoe WhitleyV&A Publishing, 2013: “Llewellyn Xavier, born in St Lucia, was one of a number of black artists in Britain who, in the 1970s, produced work that engaged directly with political issues, especially discrimination and police brutality against black immigrants. He made lithographs, screen prints and mail art, using imagery drawn from photographs and news media to explore controversial real-life cases.”

Related items

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»  Back to Black - catalogue

Catalogue relating to an exhibition, 2005

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»  Back to Black: art, cinema and the racial imaginary

Review relating to an exhibition, 2005

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»  In Black and White: Prints from Africa and the Diaspora

Book relating to a publication, 2013

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»  The New Art Gallery Walsall

Walsall, United Kingdom

»  Whitechapel Art Gallery

London, United Kingdom