Lubaina Himid shortlisted for the Turner Prize 2017

Lubaina Himid, has been nominated for British art’s most high-profile award the Turner Prize. The other artists on the shortlist are Hurvin Anderson, Andrea Buttner and Rosalind Nashashibi. The exhibition of work by this year’s shortlisted artists runs at the Ferens gallery in Hull – the UK’s City of Culture for 2017 – from 26 September to 7 […]

Lubaina Himid, A Fashionable Marriage, 1986. Photograph by Denise Swanson. Courtesy of Hollybush Gardens.

The Place is Here

04 Feb 2017-30 April 2017 The Place Is Here brings together around 100 works by over 30 artists and collectives spanning painting, sculpture, installation, photography, video and archival displays from the 1980s, exploring this pivotal decade for British culture and politics. Nottingham Contemporary http://www.nottinghamcontemporary.org/art/1/future

Carte De Visite at Hollybush Gardens Gallery

Hollybush Gardens Gallery present Carte de Visite curated by Lubaina Himid, featuring new work by Helen Cammock, Claudette Johnson and Ingrid Pollard. This project has unfolded over the space of a year in different locations including the print room in the School of Art, Design & Fashion at the University of Central Lancashire where Lubaina […]

Feast Wagon

  The Feast Wagon looks at identity and nationhood against a backdrop of today’s globalised contemporary art scene, with its international biennales and large-scale touring exhibitions such as the British Art Show. The exhibition includes new work created for The Tetley by Lubaina Himid and Susan Walsh, Simeon Barclay, Delaine Le Bas, in response to […]

Preston Black History Group

Last week in collaboration with Preston Black History Group we hosted a series of events the first of which was a two hour session in the Archive space for members to look at our collections of photographs by Jeanne Moutoussamy Ashe and George Hallett and browse through some of our rare books and catalogues. We […]

Tate buys Lubaina Himid’s Carrot Piece

The Outset Fund and the Tate have bought Lubaina Himid‘s Carrot Piece during the Frieze Art Show in London. The Outset Contemporary Art Fund was founded in 2003 as a philanthropic organisation dedicated to supporting new art. This acquisition marks the 100th artwork purchased by the fund. http://www.tate.org.uk/art/artworks/himid-the-carrot-piece-t14192 http://www.tate.org.uk/context-comment/video/outset-and-tate-present-lubaina-himid  

Lubaina Himid Gwangju installation at Oxheys Mill Studios in Preston. Photo: Denise Swanson

Gwangju Biennale: Burning Down the House

Lubaina Himid is currently in South Korea exhibiting at the Gwangju Biennale – Burning Down The House. The biennale is on from the 5th September to the 9th of November.  To see more information about the many artists and curators involved: http://www.gwangjubiennale.org/eng/gb/ http://www.gwangjubiennale.org/eng/information/news/?no=38&mode=view&IDX=8239&p=1

10th Gwangju Biennale artists announced

Gwangju Biennale Lubaina Himid is one of over 100 artists selected for the 10th Gwangju Biennale – Burning Down the House The 10th Gwangju Biennale: Burning Down the House explores the process of burning and transformation, a cycle of obliteration and renewal witnessed throughout history. Evident in aesthetics, historical events, and an increasingly rapid course of redundancy and renewal […]

Clifford Owens: Pictures from Lubaina’s score

Part of Clifford Owens: Better the Rebel You Know Join us for the launch of New York-based artist Clifford Owens’s debut European exhibition. Owens will perform his new commission Anthology (2014) live, delivering scores (short sets of instructions, some specific, others open to interpretation) contributed by a selection of British artists. The scores, contributed by […]