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What's on Sunday 17th January 2021


Otobong Nkanga: From Where I Stand


Image credit: Otobong Nkanga The Weight of Scars 2015 Woven textile and Photography, inkjet print on viscose, wool, mohair, bio cotton and laser cut forex 10 plates 253 x 612…


Collection Reflection: Gijs Bakker


Image credit: Gijs Bakker, Dahlia Necklace 1983 , Flower petals and PVC laminate  Netherlands 1942 © The artist    Dahlia Necklace is a piece of wearable art created by Dutch jewellery designer Gijs Bakker in 1983. It comprises…


Collection Reflection: Maura Heslop


Image credit: Maura Heslop, Fat Man 1987 Steel   This artwork is a brooch made from steel, both designed and crafted by Maura Heslop. It shows the  figure of a gentleman with no clothes on. The surface design has been created by…


Collection Reflection: Carol McNicoll


Carol McNicoll, England, 1943, Teapot c. 1980s Earthenware Image credit: Carol McNicoll   Carol McNicoll is known for her striking and playful ceramics. She graduated from the Royal College of…


Collection Reflection: Alexander Blank


Alexander Blank, Germany, 1975, Banane 2007, Silver Purchased through the Northern Rock Foundation Craft Acquisition Scheme Alexander Blank studied jewellery from 1997 to 2010 at a number of different schools….


Collection Reflection: Anthony Green


Anthony Green, England, 1939. The Bathroom at 29, Working Drawing 1979-86. Pencil crayon and gouache on paper. Purchased with assistance from the V&A Purchase Grant Fund 1987/88   This working…


Image of a pineapple fruit with a blue sticker in the centre. The pineapple is made from ceramcis and has a glaze finish.

Collection Reflection: Penkridge Ceramics


Image: Pineapple 1987, Stoneware   Penkridge Ceramics, Established England, 1984 by Lorraine Taylor and Nicky Smart Penkridge Ceramics was established in 1984 by MA Ceramic graduates Lorraine Taylor and Nicky…


A long, narrow sheet of graph paper titled with ‘hypothesis’ in small block capital letters at the top left hand side. The sheet is marked with complex notations in pencil. Diagonal lines connect text and figures to eleven small photographs of black and white television footage at the bottom of the page.

Collection Reflection: Adrian Piper


                  Image © APRA Foundation Berlin    Adrian Piper, United States of America, 1948 ,   Hypothesis Situation #7 1968, 1968  Photo-diagram collage, vintage photo offset,…


An abstract composition rendered in finely grained greyscale with pigment streaking horizontally across the page from left to right. In the centre is an outline of a horizontal oblong shape intersected by a wire or string.

Collection Reflection: Jack Whitten


Jack Whitten  , United States of America, 1939-2018 , Topographical Space 6 1974.  Dry pigment on paper.  Presented by Art Fund under Art Fund International, 2010.    This grainy, greyscale image evokes satellite or radar imagery…


Capitalised words Negro Sunshine repeat in nine horizontal rows in a grid-like structure against a white background. The letters become increasingly smudged and abstracted down the page.

Collection Reflection: Glenn Ligon


Glenn Ligon United States of America, 1960 Study for Negro Sunshine II #17 2010 Oil stick and gesso on paper Presented by Art Fund under Art Fund International Here, capitalised…



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