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Gallery II, University of Bradford

Bradford, United Kingdom

Second venue for Frank Bowling: Bowling on Through the Century (13 January - 7 February 1997). Gallery II, University of Bradford was also one of the venues for Tam Joseph: This is History an exhibition curated and organised by Eddie Chambers. The exhibition was an overview of Tam Joseph’s paintings, produced over a period of two decades. Alongside earlier pieces by Joseph, the exhibition featured the artist’s later works, such as Under the Sea, and The Flying Doctor. The exhibition also included well-known works by Joseph such as UK School Report, Spirit of the Carnival, and Native Girl With Fetish. The exhibition was accompanied by a catalogue, which featured contributions by Hiroko Hagiwara, and an in-conversation piece with the artist and Nancy Hynes.

The exhibition toured to a number of venues in England, including Mappin Art Gallery, Sheffield and Tullie House, Carlisle.

 

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click to show details of Frank Bowling | Bowling on Through the Century

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Catalogue relating to an exhibition, 1996

click to show details of Frank Bowling | Comes a Horseman postcard

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Postcard relating to an individual, 1996

click to show details of Tam Joseph: This is History - catalogue

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Catalogue relating to an exhibition, 1998

Exhibitions at this venue

People who have appeared at this venue

»  Frank Bowling OBE, RA

Born, 1935 - 1937 (probably 1936) in British Guiana (now Guyana) Caribbean/S. America

»  Eddie Chambers

Born, 1960 in Wolverhampton, England

»  Tam Joseph

Born, 1947 in Dominica

Cartwright Hall

Bradford, United Kingdom
Official website: Cartwright Hall

Cartwright Hall, Bradford is one of the most important venues in the north of England to have figured in the recent history of artists of South Asian and African/Caribbean background. It was the venue for a significant number of exhibitions, going back over a period of several decades, involving a number of artists from the backgrounds mentioned. One such exhibition was Nima Poovaya-Smith’s Crossing the Waters, which took place 1 September - 2 December 2007, and was part of Freedom & Culture 2007: The Bicentenary of the Parliamentary Abolition of the Slave Trade. 

Dr. Nima Poovaya-Smith is one of the country’s most significant people to figure in the recent history of British artists of African and Asian background, having undertaken extensive curatorial projects, research projects and a wide range of other work, much of it in employed capacities such as the time she spent as Senior Keeper, International Arts at Bradford Art Galleries and Museums, she set up the Transcultural Gallery at Cartwright Hall, which is one of the largest and most significant collections of practitioners of South Asian background, some of whom are British-based, though a number are also living and working in countries such as Pakistan.The Transcultural Gallery now houses one of the most significant international collections of Fine and Decorative Arts.

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Catalogue relating to an exhibition, 2007

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Announcement relating to an exhibition, 1986

click to show details of Ingrid Pollard | Landscape Trauma 2006 - postcard

»  Ingrid Pollard | Landscape Trauma 2006 - postcard

Postcard relating to an exhibition, 2007

click to show details of Yinka Shonibare, The Wanderer, 2006-07 (detail) - postcard

»  Yinka Shonibare, The Wanderer, 2006-07 (detail) - postcard

Postcard relating to a publication, 2007

Exhibitions at this venue

People who have appeared at this venue + view all 21

»  Sonia Boyce MBE

Born, 1962 in London, England

»  Uzo Egonu

Born, 1931 in Onitsha, Nigeria. Died, 1996

»  Tam Joseph

Born, 1947 in Dominica

»  Isaac Julien

Born, 1960 in London, England

»  Glenn Ligon

Born, 1960 in New York