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Creative Conversation: I Came To Dance

6 Sep 2019

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6:30-8PM

Cost of entry

£5, Standard
£3, Concession

Modern Art Oxford

Oxford, United Kingdom

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Join artist Claudette Johnson and some of her close collaborators Beverley Bennett, Ingrid Pollard and Marlene Smith as they discuss her work and artistic process.

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Claudette Johnson

Recent exhibitions include Claudette Johnson, Hollybush Gardens, London (2017); No Colour Bar: Black British Art in Action 1960-1990, Guildhall Art Gallery, London (2015-16); Thin Black Line(s), Tate Britain (2012). Other previous exhibitions included Transforming the Crown: African, Asian and Caribbean Artists in Britain 1966-1986, Royal Festival Hall, London, and The Caribbean Cultural Centre, The Studio Museum in Harlem and the Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York (1997); In This Skin: Drawings by Claudette Johnson, Black Art Gallery, London (1992); The Image Employed: The Use of Narrative in Black Art, Cornerhouse, Manchester (1987); The Thin Black Line, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London (1986); Into the Open: New Paintings, Prints and Sculptures by Black Contemporary Artists, Mappin Art Gallery, Sheffield (1984); Black Women Time Now, Battersea Arts Centre, London (1983); Five Black Women Artists, Africa Centre, London (1983). Johnson’s work is also in the collections of Tate, The Rugby Art Gallery, Mappin Art Gallery, Manchester Art Gallery, Wolverhampton Art Gallery and Arts Council England.

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