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Thu01Sep2022Mon31Oct202212:30 pmBradford's Big Screen
Not Just Hockney art exhibitionShow content
NOT JUST HOCKNEY
AN EXCITING EXHIBITION ON BRADFORD BIG SCREEN SHARING THE WORK OF HUNDREDS OF ARTISTS FROM ACROSS THE DISTRICT WITH VISITORS TO THE CITY. ON THE SCREEN EVERY DAY AT 1230
Not Just Hockney is the brainchild of amateur arts enthusiast Colin Neville. The exhibition features work from painters, ceramists, textile and jewellery makers. Artists involved say the project gives them vital outdoor “gallery” space after harsh economic times have seen many local galleries closing. If you can't get down to the screen watch the exhibition here.
Past and Present: A Presentation that Pairs Local Artists, Past and Present
Pairing 1: Beryl Hammill and Pippa Hamilton
Beryl Hammill (1942 -2018) Textile Artist: The textile artist, Beryl Hammill, lived at Ilkley. Her closely-interwoven tapestries blended wool incorporated with other materials, including cotton, canvas and wrapped thread. Her tapestries can now be found in private collections worldwide and have been widely exhibited in textile art at shows overseas and in Britain, including at the Industrial Museum, Bradford. For more information visit Not Just Hockney.
Philippa Hamilton: Textile and Mixed Media Artist: ‘Land and seascapes are constant sources of inspiration for my artwork. They provide places of solace, space for contemplation and immersive experiences in which I am exposed to the changing elements, forces, sounds and scents. I work with textile materials and mixed media and currently my focus explores the increasing impact and disconnect of humanity with the natural world.’ Contact: instagram.com/pippa_hamilton2
Pairing 2: Frank Johnson and Martin Hearne
Frank Johnson (1917 – 1988) Painter and art tutor: Frank Johnson was born in Leicester, but was a tutor at Bradford Art College from 1952 – 1980. He painted realistic street and social scenes of a rapidly changing Bradford. His artwork was exhibited frequently throughout his life, particularly in Yorkshire, and can be found today in the collections of Bradford Museums and Galleries and the Leeds Art Gallery. For more information visit Not Just Hockney.
Martin Hearn. Painter and art tutor: ‘In these recent paintings of Bradford I have made an attempt to reflect my every day experience of the city and to make a record of familiar places and sights. They are an attempt to paint the city in a way that recreates some new aspect of that familiar experience. ‘ Contact: martinhearne.blogspot.com
Pairing 3: Angus Rands and Lucia Smith
Angus Rands (1922-1985) Painter and print-maker: Angus Rands was born locally at Menston. In his forties he quit his sales job to become a full time painter. He specialised in painting regional town and landscape scenes, particularly of the Yorkshire Dales and the Yorkshire Wolds. His paintings were widely exhibited and proved popular with art lovers and collectors. For more information visit Not Just Hockney.
Lucia Smith: Painter and print-maker: ‘What a delight to be paired with Angus Rands! I believe I follow in his footsteps with a deep love of our glorious local landscapes and the joy of being in the Yorkshire Dales. I love to walk, experience, and savour these places, and try to capture the feeling of ‘being there’ in my paintings.’ Contact: luciasmith.co.uk
Bradford UNESCO City of Film, David Wilson said: “Some of the artists we are working with are well known but others are not and so we’re delighted to be supporting local creativity. The images and photographs of the work are stunning and will no doubt draw some real attention in City Park.”
Not Just Hockney will run every day at 1230 on Bradford Big Screen. Six different artists will feature bi-monthly. For more see http://www.notjusthockney.info/