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
Material relating to works by Conrad Atkinson
Box file labelled, 'Northern Ireland 74-75 (2)'
Box file labelled, 'Northern Ireland: Sketches in catalogue, 14 pieces from show, 2 photos etc. (3)'
Photographs taken by Conrad Atkinson during his work in Northern Ireland for the exhibition, 'A shade of green, an orange edge'
Box file labelled, 'Artists Union (1) 1971-74. Women's workshop, Newsletters, Conference, Education'
Box file labelled, 'Artists Union (30) Current 1974 - '
- 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