Four panels, the first green, the second white, the third orange (making up the Irish flag) and the fourth black.
Silver Liberties: A Souvenir of a Wonderful Anniversary Year by Conrad Atkinson, 1978
© Courtesy of the artist and Ronald Feldman Fine Art NYC
- Acrylic on canvas & photographs & newspaper cuttings & barbed wire
- 4 panels each 137.2 x 213.4 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £15,000 ( Total: £25,000)
- Acquired in:
- Conrad Atkinson
The first panel shows photos of the 13 people killed on Bloody Sunday and a blood-stained banner that was carried on the day of the march. The second panel shows a cartoon of a British soldier copied from graffiti on a wall in Belfast. The third panel shows photographs of street scenes in Belfast depicting mostly pro-loyalist symbols. The fourth panel is seperated from the others by a line of barbed wire, and show photographs of a man alledgedly beaten up by police for being an IRA suspect, and a quote by Shelley.
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