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Tony Bevan was born in Bradford, UK and studied painting and sculpture at Bradford School of Art, then in London at Goldsmiths College and the Slade School of Fine Art.
His figurative paintings of the 1980s established his forceful imagery contred on the human form in isolation. In his mature work he has concentrated on human head, many of them disguised self-portraits seen in extremis: viewed at odd angles, truncated and enlarged so that they take on the attributes of landscape. The same visceral language is applied to other subjects, including architectural interiors and table-top still lives that likewise convey heightened emotional states.
Bevan is internationally recognised as one of the Britain's most distinguished and distinctive contemporary artists; his works are held in the collections of numerous major public institutions across Europe, the UK and America including: National Portrait Gallery, London, Tate Gallery, London, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Museum of Modern Art, New York, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles and of course, Bradford Museums and Galleries - of which the 2 pieces held will be on show as part of the exhibition.
|Sat 16 Jul 2016 - Sun 19 Feb 2017|
Saturday, Sunday & Bank Holiday Mondays 11am - 4pm
Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day, Good Friday and Mondays except Bank Holidays.
On occasion there may be limited access to galleries during civil marriage ceremonies or other booked events. Please contact Reception for information in advance of your visit 01274 431212.
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|Sat 10 Dec - Wed 10 May||Animal Craft|
|Sat 9 Apr - Sun 9 Apr||Mehndi Meet - Splendours of the Subcontinent|
|Wed 14 Sep - Sun 2 Apr||Red List by Walter G. Breuer|
|Sat 2 Apr - Sat 1 Apr||Sculpture Trail: Art in the Park|
|Sat 16 Jul - Sun 19 Feb||Tony Bevan|
|Thu 2 Feb||Responses to Art: 3D needle felted animals|
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Cartwright Hall Art Gallery is in the middle of Lister Park, one and a half miles from the City Centre on the A650 Manningham Lane. There is limited parking in Lister Park, accessible from North Park Road (off Oak Lane). Lister Park is served by many city centre bus services including 23, 25, 26, 49, 51, 52, 53, 54, 622, 647, 662, w5. Cartwright Hall is about ten minutes' uphill walk from Frizinghall railway station.
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: 1 miles from Frizinghall Train station
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- Education/study area
- Gift shop
- Picnic site
- Accepts groups