1) Untitled (Thatcher photomontage); 2) Target London; 3) Kent Portfolio; 4) Award Portfolio; 5) Photo Op by Peter Kennard

Peter Kennard's work responds to the social and political situation around him.


Details

Medium:
1) photomontage; 2) photolithographic photomontage; 3) silver print; 4-5) pigment on paper
Art Fund grant:
£7,500 ( Total: £15,266)
Acquired in:
2011
Vendor:
Peter Kennard

His methods and approach have developed around his desire to express anger and revulsion but also motivated by the wish to inspire positive action and protest. The Herbert has worked with Peter Kennard and Cat Picton-Phillips to explore the best ways to represent their work in the collection and to work together in the future. These works also explore the role of the artist as activist and the power of visual imagery in campaigning and inspiring action. The Herbert is developing a collection around the themes of conflict, peace and reconciliation and these works play a key part. The Art Fund helped the Herbert purchase three other works for this collection in 2010.

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Provenance

The artists.

Venue details

Herbert Art Gallery & Museum Jordan Well, COVENTRY West Midlands CV1 5QP 02476 832 386 www.theherbert.org

Entry details

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