Hard Times at the Harris Museum & Gallery

Event Details

A large scale exhibition of the work of Preston-based 2017 Turner Prize winner Lubaina Himid MBE opens at the Harris Museum & Art Gallery in Preston on 1st March 2018 at 6pm. Everyone invited.

Works on show have not previously been seen at the Harris and include the large scale A Fashionable Marriage, a multi-media reworking of Hogarth’s painting which was the heart of the Turner Prize show at Feren’s Gallery in Hull and previously at Tate Liverpool. Also included is work from Inside the Invisible, seen for the first time in the UK and from Feast Wagons, previously only seen at the Tetley Gallery in Leeds and Oxheys Mill Studios in Preston.

Hard Times was selected as the title in reference to the novel by Charles Dickens, inspired by his visit to Preston in 1853 during the workers’ Lock-out.

More information at Harris Museum website

The exhibition runs until 3rd June 2018

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