Exhibition Catalogue: Flesh (2016)

Catalogue of Exhibition at York Art Gallery, 2016-17

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Foreword by Reyahn King
Essays by Laura Turner, Jo Applin, Mechthild Fend
Published by York Museums Trust, 2016

Flesh is the catalogue accompanying the exhibition of the same name that was on show at York Art Gallery from 23 September 2016 to 19 March 2017. The catalogue was compiled by the exhibition’s co-curators, Dr Jo Applin (Courtauld Institute of Art; formerly University of York) and Laura Turner (Senior Curator of Art and Science, York Museums Trust). They each contributed an essay to the catalogue, along with Dr Mechthild Fend (University College London).

The catalogue also reproduces a poem written especially for the exhibition: Skin by Andrew McMillan.

Contents include:

Foreword by Reyahn King (Chief Executive, York Museums Trust)
"Collecting’Flesh’" by Laura Turner
"Flesh and the World" by Jo Applin
"Painting Flesh" by Mechthild Fend

"Flesh is a fascinating concept for an exhibition and this publication further explores the themes with insightful essyas and colour images of a selection of art works."
- Reyahn King, Foreword, Flesh


Main image: Cover detail of exhibition catalogue 'Flesh' (York Museums Trust, 2016)

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