Donald Rodney

1961–1998

Donald Rodney, ‘In the House of My Father’ 1996–7
In the House of My Father 1996–7
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Biography

Donald Gladstone Rodney (18 May 1961 – 4 March 1998) was a British artist. He was a leading figure in Britain's BLK Art Group of the 1980s and became recognised as "one of the most innovative and versatile artists of his generation." Rodney's work appropriated images from the mass media, art and popular culture to explore issues of racial identity and racism.

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Artworks

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Donald Rodney: A Practice Unfolding

See how Donald Rodney explores race and representation in his sketchbook collection

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Archives and Access Project: Animating the Archives – Donald Rodney, A Practice Unfolding

A look through Rodney’s complete sketchbook collection, considering how the books reflect both his personal concerns and the politics ...

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Sketches, letters, etc.

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