Current Exhibition
Collectors Prints 2016

6th February to 2nd April 2016

The annual Collector's Prints exhibition continues to highlight the quality and diversity amongst 20th Century British printmakers. The exhibition focusses on artists associated with the Pop Art movement of the early 1960s and the subsequent move to abstraction, facilitated by developments in printing methods.

The boom in British Printmaking occurred with new silkscreen techniques developed during the 1960s and 1970s which allowed many of the 'Founders of British Pop Art' to manipulate the process to suit their new style of artwork. This included iconic names such as Peter Blake, Joe Tilson and Alan Davie - all of whom feature in the exhibition. Sir Peter Blake, now 82, continues to develop his work through limited edition prints and Bohun Gallery's exhibition will feature one of his most recent suites of work, the 'USA Series'. Creating pop art compositions from his own eclectic collection of Americana, Blake explores a nostalgic world of movie stars, childhood games, sports and everyday objects using collaged elements, embossing, glazes and glitter over the silkscreens prints.

Albert Irvin, John Hoyland and Terry Frost are all known for their colourful and vibrant abstract art. They shared a prodigious creative energy and imagination and discovered that printmaking broadened their working practises - indeed Sir Terry Frost believed that painting and printmaking were inseparable. Work by Terry Frost is becoming harder to find and Bohun Gallery have managed to secure two particularly rare works 'Centre Blue' and 'Spanish Dreams' for this exhibition. John Hoyland, who died in 2011, was an artist of international standing, a wonderfully inventive colourist with a restless intelligence which translated well in his exuberant prints. His work hit the headlines recently when Damien Hirst chose to curate a retrospective of Hoyland's work at the opening of his new London gallery.

Collector's Prints 2016 offers the opportunity to view rare images by some of our most enduring artists and to acquire work by some of the leading names in 20th Century British Art.

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Terry Frost

Centre Blue, 2003

Silkscreen & collage
31 x 43¾ ins



Alan Davie

Guli Wall, 1971

Lithograph
18 x 24 ins



Joe Tilson

Liknon, 1994

Silkscreen and woodblock, ed. of 75
22 x 30 ins



Peter Blake

Yellow Buttons

Silkscreen, limited ed. of 25
48 x 34¾ ins



Johannes Von Stumm

Water and Rock

Limestone & Glass
11.8 x 11.8 x 4.7 ins



Howard Hodgkin

Still Life, 1980

Silkscreen, limited ed. of 100
31 x 28 ins



Wilhelmina Barns-Graham

Sunghrie I, 2001

Silkscreen, limited ed. of 100
23 x 30 ins



Albert Irvin

Merrion, 1996

Silkscreen, limited edition of 225
22 x 29 ins



Johannes Von Stumm

Two Pyramids, 2015

Bronze, Stainless Steel & Glass
13 x 7.8 x 7 ins



Peter Blake

Girlie Door, 2008

Silkscreen, limited ed. of 175
26 x 18 ins



John Hoyland

Life and Love, 2010

Silkscreen, limited ed. of 100
29½ x 32 ins



Joe Tilson

Melograno

Carborundum etching with screenprint
16 x 21 ins



Donald Hamilton Fraser

Beach at Gruinard, 1996

Silkscreen, limited ed. of 195
23 x 23 ins



Barbara Rae

Inishkeas

Silkscreen, edition of 125
15 x 15 ins



Joe Tilson

Goldfinch Diptych, 2012

Carborundum etching with screenprint
16 x 21 ins



Johannes Von Stumm

The Sea

Glass, limited edition of 50
9½ x 9½ x 4 ins



Wilhelmina Barns-Graham

Cardinal, 1999

Silkscreen, ed. of 70
23 x 30¼ ins



Peter Blake

Wink, 2008

Silkscreen, limited ed. of 175
25¾ x 18 ins



Sandra Blow

Crystal Gazing, 2003

Silkscreen, limited ed. of 175
17¼ x 17¼ ins



Peter Blake

Appropriated Alphabet VIII, 2013

Silkscreen, limited edition of 100
12¾ x 12¾ ins



Barbara Rae

Moy Bank

Silkscreen, edition of 125
15 x 15 ins



John Hoyland

Warrior Universe, 2010

Silkscreen, limited ed. of 100
29½ x 32 ins



Peter Blake

USA Series: James Dean, 2014

Silkscreen, limited ed. of 100
20¼ x 17¼ ins



Donald Hamilton Fraser

Kintyre, 1996

Silkscreen
11.5 x 15.5 ins



Wilhelmina Barns-Graham

White Circle Series I , 2003

Silkscreen, ed. of 70
22 x 22 ins



Peter Blake

USA Series: Excelsior, 2014

Silkscreen, limited ed. of 100
20 x 17 ins



Terry Frost

Spanish Dreams, 2002

Silkscreen, limited ed. of 100
23¾ x 12½ ins



Joe Tilson

Asklepios, 1992

Carborundum etching with screenprint
25½ x 22¼ ins



Barbara Rae

Falmore

Silkscreen, edition of 125
15 x 15 ins



Terry Frost

Orange & Blue Space, 1999

Silkscreen, limited ed. of 150
19 x 19 ins



Joe Tilson

Secret, 2003

Painted wood construction
15 x 14 ins



Wilhelmina Barns-Graham

Another Time, 1999

Silkscreen, ed. of 75
22½ x 30 ins



Donald Hamilton Fraser

Flowers on a Red Background, 1996

Silkscreen, limited ed. of 175
18 x 18 ins



Johannes Von Stumm

Medium Circle III

Bronze, glass and stone
12.5 (H) ins



Peter Blake

Appropriated Alphabet 1

Silkscreen, limited edition of 100
12¾ x 12¾ ins



Wilhelmina Barns-Graham

Millennium Series Blue I, 2000

Silkscreen, ed. of 75
9½ x 12 ins



Peter Blake

USA Series: Pacific Park, 2014

Silkscreen, limited ed. of 100
20 x 17 ins



John Hoyland

Soulless Stars Cascade, 2010

Silkscreen, limited ed. of 150
23 x 29½ ins



Wilhelmina Barns-Graham

Millennium Series Red II, 2000

Silkscreen, ed. of 75
9½ x 12 ins



Barbara Rae

Moy Traveller

Silkscreen, edition of 125
15 x 15 ins



Joe Tilson

Stele for Dionysos, 1981

Painted wood construction
22½ x 9½ x 4 ins



Albert Irvin

Borough I 92/125, 2004

Silkscreen, edition of 125
15 x 12 ins



Johannes Von Stumm

Contemplation, 2009

Bronze
10 x 7 x 6 ins



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