Exhibition Celebration - Art in an Electric Atmosphere: the Library and Archive of Herbert Read
- Date: Thursday 19 September 2019, 18:00 – 20:00
- Location: Treasures of the Brotherton Gallery
- Cost: Free. Book online here
Join us to celebrate the launch of Art in an Electric Atmosphere: the Library and Archive of Herbert Read.
Enjoy some refreshments and an evening viewing of Art in an Electric Atmosphere: The Library and Archive of Herbert Read.
This event will also include a talk with artist Stephen Sutcliffe in conversation with William Fowler, Curator of Artists' Moving image at BFI National Archive.
The exhibition explores the life of a cultural vanguard and anarchist Herbert Read through his own archive. It is guest-curated by artist Stephen Sutcliffe and arts organisation Pavilion. It displays over 165 items from Read’s archive and library.
Central to the exhibition is a new projected video work by Glasgow-based and Yorkshire-born artist Sutcliffe.
Come and hear about this new piece and how the exhibition has been put together at this special evening event.
Exhibition viewing and refreshments from 6pm
Welcome remarks – 6.15pm
In conversation talk - 6.45pm
Exhibition available for viewing until 8pm