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Migrations: Journeys into British Art - postcard pack

Postcard relating to an exhibition, 2012
Published by: Tate
Year published: 2012

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16 postcards pack issued as part of the merchandising of the Tate’s 2012 Migrations exhibition. The pack contained cards of work by Benjamin West, Joseph Van Aken, James Tissot, Marcus Gheeraerts II, Jacob Kramer, Oskar Kokoschka, Kurt Schwitters, Sonia Boyce, William Rothenstein, Lubaina Himid, Jan Siberechts, Frank Bowling, Keith Piper, James Abbott McNeil Whistler, and John Singer Sargent.

Boyce’s image was From Tarzan to Rambo: English-born ‘Native’ Considers her Relationship to the Constructed/Self Image and her Roots in Reconstruction, 1987, photograph and mixed media, 124 x 359 cm. Himid’s image was Between the Two my Heart is Balanced, 1991, acrylic on canvas, 121.8 x 152.4 cm. Piper’s image was Go West Young Man, photograph on paper mounted on board, 84 x 56 cm, and Bowling’s image was Who’s Afraid of Barney Newman, 1968, acrylic paint on canvas, 236.4 x 129.5 cm, presented [to the Tate] by Rachel Scott 2006.

Related people - view 5

»  (Sir) Frank Bowling OBE, RA

Born, 1935 - 1937 (probably 1936) in British Guiana (now Guyana) Caribbean/S. America

»  Sonia Boyce MBE OBE RA

Born, 1962 in London, England

»  Marcus Gheeraerts II/the Younger

Born, 1559 - 1563 (probably 1561) in Bruges

»  Lubaina Himid MBE, CBE

Born, 1954 in Zanzibar, Tanzania

»  Oskar Kokoschka

Born, 1886 in Austria. Died, 1980

»  Jacob Kramer

Born, 1892 in Ukraine. Died, 1962

»  Keith Piper

Born, 1960 in Malta

»  William Rothenstein (Sir)

Born, 1872 in Bradford. Died, 1945

»  John Singer Sargent

Born, 1856 in Florence, Italy. Died, 1925

»  Kurt Schwitters

Born, 1887 in Hanover, Germany. Died, 1948

»  Jan Siberechts

Born, 1627 in Antwerp. Died, 1703

»  James Jacques Joseph Tissot

Born, 1836 in Nantes, France. Died, 1902

»  Joseph Van Aken

Born, 1699 in Antwerp. Died, 1749

»  Benjamin West

Born in Springfield, Pennsylvania, USA, date unknown

»  James Abbott McNeill Whistler

Born, 1834 in Lowell, Massachusetts, USA. Died, 1903

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»  Tate Britain

London, United Kingdom