Material relating to works by Conrad Atkinson


collection owner: Conrad Atkinson, ‘Material relating to works by Conrad Atkinson’ [c.1955–84]

Items chosen from this collection for digitisation include photographs of wall murals, posters, and graffiti Northern Ireland, taken by Conrad Atkinson during the 'Troubles' in the early 1970s, as well as source material and original sketches by the artist for the exhibition catalogue for 'A Shade of Green, An Orange Edge', at the Art Council Gallery, Belfast, 1975. Also chosen are writings and organisational documentation relating to the formation and activities of the Artists' Union.

Details of the remainder of the collection can be found on the Archive catalogue.

Collection Owner
Conrad Atkinson born 1940
Tate Archive
Purchased by Tate Archive from Margaret Harrison, November 2010.
TGA 201020

160 objects in this collection

Box file labelled, ‘Northern Ireland: Sketches in catalogue, 14 pieces from show, 2 photos etc. (3)’
This file consists of documentation relating to the exhibitions, 'A shade of green, an orange edge', by Conrad Atkinson at the Arts Council Gallery, Belfast, May 1975, and 'Northern Ireland '68 - May Day '75', at the Midland Group Gallery, Nottingham, and Artnet, London, 1975.

It includes sketches, diagrams, quotes, and photographs, some of which are mounted on board and were displayed in the exhibition, and used in the exhibition catalogue for, 'A shade of green, an orange edge'. It also includes other photographs, correspondence, writings, printed and published material, and press cuttings relating to the 'Troubles' in Northern Ireland during the 1970s.
TGA 201020/3

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Conrad Atkinson Quote by Michael Friel