Wednesday, 26 January 2011

Conrad Atkinson | Tate Britain

Conrad Akinson, who will be having an exhibition at South Square over April and May this year, has revealed that he has recently had a piece put on display in Tate Britain. The artwork (pictured below) was commissioned by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland and the Irish Congress of trades Unions northern Committee in 1975. 
Conrad Atkinson "A shade of green: an orange edge: Mayday 1968/1975"

The piece is made up of approximately 70 photos and 35 texts and will be on display for several months. This work has previously been exhibited in such prestigious galleries as the Arts Council Gallery Northern Ireland (1975), Feldman Fine Art new York (1979), Hirshhorn Museum (1982) and others including the Pompidou Centre in Paris.