Exhibition

A Fusion of Worlds: Ancient Egypt, African Art and Identity in Modernist Britain Exhibition

11 Mar 2014 – 23 May 2014

Regular opening hours

Monday
Closed
Tuesday
13:00 – 17:00
Wednesday
13:00 – 17:00
Thursday
13:00 – 17:00
Friday
13:00 – 17:00
Saturday
13:00 – 17:00
Sunday
Closed

Cost of entry

Free

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An exploration of the ways in which modernist artists — Jacob Epstein, Edna Manley and Ronald Moody — have been inspired by Ancient Egypt. The exhibition places these artists' reworking of Egyptian art in context of their political, spiritual and gendered expressions of identity. Drawing on the influence of the Harlem Renaissance and ‘discovering' African Art, this display repositions the work of artists, such as Jamaican born Ronald Moody, in the public memory.

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