56th International Art Exhibition, Venice Biennale 2015: Nicola Green spearheads initiative with the International Curators Forum
In May 2015 Nicola Green, together with David Lammy MP and the ICF, spearheaded an initiative to send four emerging artists from ethnic minority backgrounds to go to the Venice Biennale for the first time for their own professional and artistic development.
The appointment of Okwui Enwezor as Artistic Director of the Venice Biennale marks the first ever appointment of a Black curator to this position. To mark this historic moment the ICF & Nicola Green embarked on a curatorial journey by taking 25 curators and artists from ethnic minority backgrounds to participate, experience and critically assess the Venice Biennale phenomenon for their own professional development.
’Good Figures’ at The Jerwood Downland Gridshell, Singleton, West Sussex 25th April - 2nd May 2015
One hundred years on from female artist Dame Laura Knights earliest depiction of the female nude, the
exhibition celebrates the freedom and expression of female artists today.
Click Here for the Good Figures Catalogue.
’Good Figures’ at The Mall Galleries 9th - 15th February
Nicola Green is delighted to be included in
, an exhibition celebrating the depiction of the female form by thirty contemporary female artists, including Nicola Green, Eileen Cooper, Rachel Deacon & Julia Hamilton. Showing at the Mall Galleries 9th-14th February 2015, the exhibition includes nine silkscreen prints by Nicola Green.
See reviews here.
by Nicola Green features in the exhibition 'Local Reflections: Nelson Mandela and the Haringey Anti-Apartheid Movement'
by Nicola Green was part of the Black History exhibition 'Local Reflections: Nelson Mandela and the Haringey Anti-Apartheid Movement' showing at Bruce Castle from 1st October – 21st December. The exhibition featured artefacts, documents, photographs and artworks offering personal stories and experiences of Nelson Mandela from the Haringey community, of which Nicola is a part.
Nicola Green selected as judge for the ING Discerning Eye exhibition
Nicola Green was among six prominent figures from different areas of the artworld selected as judges for the annual
ING Discerning Eye Exhibition
. In November 2014 the artist curated a wall that concentrated on the theme of identity, focusing on this narrative by inviting young, underexposed and multi-cultural artists to exhibit on her wall.
Click Here for the ING Discerning Eye catalogue.
by Nicola Green from her series
In Seven Days...
goes for over the asking price at Labour Party Auction
On 9th July 2014, Nicola Green was among several top UK artists including Grayson Perry, Sir Anish Kapoor and Sir Anthony Gormley who generously donated artworks to be auctioned at a corporate fundraiser held by the Labour Party. Struggle, Red was specially created for the event by the artist and went for £12,000.
Unveiling of the portrait of Elle Macpherson at the Australian High Commission
The first ever painted
portrait of Elle Macpherson
was unveiled at the Australian Embassy by the Australiian High Commissioner, His Excellency, The Honourable Mike Rann, on the 19th of November. Four subsequent life sized prints of Elle titled:
are on public view in a unique selling exhibition at
, Kingsland Road 20th-30th November. See interview with
Adam Jacques in
Unveiling of the portrait of Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
Portrait of Lord Jonathan Sacks
is a permanent gift donated by Laura and Barry Townsley to the collection of The Jewish Museum, London and is on public display from Wednesday 30th of October 2013. The editioned portrait will also be available to view at Flowers Gallery.
Flowers at Multiplied 2013, Christie's
This year Flowers Gallery will be exhibiting a selection of work at
Multiplied Art Fair
, Christie's. The fair is a contemporary art exhibition including prints, photographs and sculture, and showcases both established and emerging artists.
Flowers Gallery will be presenting Nicola's Limited Edition
'Circle of Hands'
Release of 'Factual Nonsense: The Art and Death of Joshua Compston'
Darren Coffield's book 'Factual Nonsense: The Art and Death of Joshua Compston' was published by Troubador in June 2013 (to order the book click
). The book features input from a selection of Compston's friends, family and artwork colleagues, including Nicola Green.
An exhibition of the same name, curated by Coffield, is on show at the Paul Stopler Gallery until 31 August 2013; the book and exhibit catalogue previously unseen artworks, photographs and ephemera of Compston, and are intended to give insight into his deteriorating mental state at the end of his life.
Nicola did a
portrait of Joshua
which was selected for the 2006 BP Portrait Award and exhibited at the National Portrait Gallery, London
. It is now in the Courthauld Institute of Art's permanent collection.
Art, Election and History: panel discussion at Sir John Soane's Museum
On Wednesday 13th February 2013, Nicola was involved in a
panel discussion at Sir John Soane's Museum
alongisde Labour MP and historian Tristram Hunt and architect David Adjaye, exploring the role of the artist in relation to politics, identity and history. Selected prints from Nicola's work '
In Seven Days...
' were on show at the museum from 13 - 27 February alongside Hogarth's series of paintings '
'In Seven Days...' at the Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool
In Seven Days…
ran from January 18 - April 14 2013.
For more information about the exhibition,
, or visit the gallery website
Nicola’s critically acclaimed series of silkscreen prints, '
In Seven Days...
made its European debut in a solo exhibition at Liverpool’s Walker Art Gallery in January 2013. Telling the story of her experience inside President Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign, the seven iconic prints were displayed alongside a selection of her sketches, notes and collected paraphernalia from the campaign trail. Not only providing an insight into the artists creative process, this material also gives a sense of the wider social story that is distilled in these striking images.
Flowers Art Gallery now represent Nicola Green
We are pleased to announce that Flowers Art Gallery now represents Nicola Green.
Established in London in 1970, Flowers today owns gallery spaces in Cork Street in the West End and Shoreditch in East London, as well as Chelsea, New York. Their programme's encompass a wider variety of artists, both emerging and established, and participates regualrly in art fairs internationally. The gallery is an active publisher of prints and multiples with a growing department in contemporary international photography.
Flowers Gallery put on a London exhibition of Nicola's series '
In Seven Days...
' shown concurrently with Simon Roberts'
The Election Project
at Flowers Gallery, Kingsland Road, from 14 February to 13 April 2013.
For more information about the exhibition and Flowers Art Gallery,
BBC Radio Arts Feature
In Seven Days… Inside a Historical Campaign
aired on 29/10/2012
at 4 pm on BBC R4.
BBC Radio 4's 30-minute documentary explored Nicola Green’s acclaimed series of silkscreen prints, 'In Seven Days…' soon to be exhibited for the first time in the UK at the Walker Gallery in Liverpool.
President Obama’s 2008 campaign was a remarkable moment in history; one that Green witnessed firsthand from nomination to inauguration. Green also describes her personal journey on the campaign trail to create this series of iconic prints, while a prolific cast of curators, artists and critics discuss the intersection of art, politics and history that 'In Seven Days…' represents, both here and in America. For more information about 'In Seven Days...'
'The Olympic Portrait' at Stratford
To celebrate Olympian ideals and the regeneration of the capital, Haringey Council commissioned Nicola Green to create an artwork centred on Lord Sebastian Coe, Chairman of LOCOG. This work was exhibited with Nicola's glowing Quasar Frame™ prints at John Lewis' Stratford store, in the Stadium Suite, from the 28 June for the duration of the Games. The Stadium Suite boasts the best view of the Olympic Park in London.
Check out the story behind the portrait and the Quasar Frame™ here
'In Seven Days...' at the Library of Congress
In 2011, the Library of Congress acquired Nicola's series of serigraphs '
In Seven Days...
' for their permanent collection. To celebrate their acquisition, the LOC together with the British Council hosted an exclusive event on 5th October 2011 featuring a
between Nicola, television presenter Matt Frei and curator Sarah E. Lewis discussing how contemporary art reflects historical moments. The aim of the event was to generate dialogue about the role of contemporary artists in documenting social change and to highlight the Library of Congress' mission to preserve a collection of knowledge and creativity for future generations.
Click here for the Library of Congress' official press release
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