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Wolverhampton Art Gallery Host Jann Haworth Events

Tuesday, January 5th, 2010

Wolverhampton Art Gallery is starting off the New Year with a line-up of exciting events for artists and art-lovers. To celebrate the ‘Pop: Jann Haworth’ exhibition, which runs until 10 April 2010, the gallery is hosting a series of events that will explore the work of one of the world’s most prolific pop artists.

Her first solo show in the UK since 1972, Jann Haworth’s ‘Pop’ exhibition features a collection of her work from the early 1960s through to the present day. The floor-based installation includes her iconic 3D still-life piece Donuts, Coffee Cups & Comics (1962) and celebrated works such as Frank (1963), a life-size sculpture restored expressly for the Wolverhampton show. The exhibition also includes the Old Lady (1962), which featured on the cover of the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper LP, which was designed by Haworth with her then-husband Peter Blake.

Wolverhampton is celebrating the fantastic exhibition with the following events.

16 January 2010
“Art Speaking – Jann Haworth”

As part of our audio described season of talks, this event will explore Jann Haworth’s textile portrayal of female domesticity. Details of Art Speaking – Jann Haworth

30 January 2010
“Pop: Jann Haworth – Guided Talk”

Join art interpreter Dean Melbourne in the Pop Gallery and explore the themes within the Pop Jann Haworth exhibition. Details of Pop Jann Haworth – guided talk

3 February 2010
“Artforum – Animation Workshop: Part 1”

Artforum is the gallery’s group for young people aged 14-25 with an interest in art. Details of Artforum- Jann Haworth Animation Workshop: Part 1

6 Febryary 2010
“Adult Felting Workshops”

Join artist and craftsperson Kirsty E Smith at one of these felting workshops and make a sculpture using everyday objects and textural felt. Details of Adult Felting Workshops

17 February 2010
“Artforum – Animation Workshop: Part 2”

Artforum is the gallery’s group for young people aged 14-25 with an interest in art. Details of Artforum- Jann Haworth Animation Workshop: Part 2

For more information about ‘Pop: Jann Haworth’ visit the Wolverhampton Art Gallery website. For information on events taking place at the gallery, visit http://www.wolverhamptonart.org.uk/events/

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