Much of Lucy Skaer’s work is focused on materials, the meanings that emanate from them and the transformation those meanings can go through. Her diverse practice draws its inspiration from…
Inspired by the depictions of a black man and woman drawn by Albrecht Dürer in the early sixteenth century, Peripeteia (2012) traces the appearance and disappearance of African lives in early modern Europe.
Rose English (b.1950) is an interdisciplinary artist, who has been writing, directing and performing her own work for over 35 years. She has recently been the focus of a major solo show at Kunsthal…
Katsutoshi Yuasa (b.1978) lives and works in Tokyo. Yuasa studied MA Printmaking at the Royal College of Art, London, and is now an instructor at MI-LAB, located at the foot of Mount Fuji. In…
Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery by the Contemporary Art Society
In 2010 The Hepworth Wakefield, Wolverhampton Art Gallery and Film and Video Umbrella were awarded the Contemporary Art Society Annual Award for Museums: commission to collect for their proposal to work with artist Luke Fowler. The resulting work by Fowler, The Poor Stockinger, The Luddite Cropper and the Deluded Followers of Joanna Southcott, will open to the public for the first time at the Hepworth Wakefield on 23 June.
Jointly acquired for the collections of Tullie House (Carlisle), Gallery Oldham, the Harris Museum & Art Gallery (Preston), Touchstones Rochdale and Nottingham City Museums.