Prints in Counterpoint by Atta Kwami

This series of 16 lino prints was created after Atta Kwami spent three days sketching African objects in the World Museum Liverpool’s World Cultures Gallery.


ink on paper
33 × 50cm
Art Fund grant:
£4,500 ( Total: £4,500)
Acquired in:
Atta Kwami

Each block is individually cut and inked, combining solid slices of colour with visualisations of objects from the collection. The overlapping layers present a range of simultaneous narratives designed to present museum artefacts in a new and intriguing way.


Atta Kwami, 2014

Venue details

World Museum William Brown Street, LIVERPOOL Merseyside L3 8EN 0151 478 4393

Entry details

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