Lens 2017 – 4th November 2017 – The National Library of Wales

Lens 2017

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‘Second Nature: The Prints of Charles Tunnicliffe RA’ at the Royal Academy

Professor Robert Meyrick, Head of Aberystwyth’s School of Art and Keeper of Art, and Dr Harry Heuser, a lecturer at the School of Art, curated the exhibition about Charles Tunnicliffe’s work at the RA in London. It opened on the 11th July and will be on until the 8th October 2017.

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‘Public Indecency: Queer Art In Britain’


Love Dreaming by the Sea, Simeon Solomon, 1871, watercolour on paper

‘Public Indecency: Queer Art In Britain’, the Radio 4 three-part series surveying LGBT art from the 1860s to the 1960s, started on Monday 17 July.  The first episode, ‘Coded Desire’, presented by the actor Simon Callow, can be heard again on catch-up / i-player.  It includes a contribution from Colin Cruise (School of Art) on Simeon Solomon.  He acted as an advisor to the Tate Britain exhibition, ‘Queer British Art 1861-1967’, that runs until 1 October 2017.  He wrote several catalogue entries for the exhibition catalogue including the introduction to the opening section also called ‘Coded Desire’.