9 May 2016

Cultural Stories:“British artists of the OSTEN collection”

Cultural Stories: “British artists of the OSTEN collection”

On the occasion of 9 May – the Europe Day, the Delegation of the European Union, the British Council and OSTEN presented the British artists from the OSTEN Museum of Drawings collection.

The activities entailed:

12:00, Wednesday, 11 May 2016, EU InfoCentre

Discussion with Gill Hadley, London based curator and contemporary art consultant on the topic “Contemporary British art scene and British artists of the OSTEN Museum of Drawings Collection”

20:20, Thursday, 12 May 2016,    OSTEN Gallery

Exhibition “British Artists of the OSTEN Museum of Drawings Collection”

The exhibition presented selected artworks from the British artists Francis BACON, Peter BLAKE, Lynn CHADWICK, Christopher CORR, Tony CRAGG, Tracey EMIN, Elisabeth FRINK, Richard HAMILTON, Damien HIRST, David HOCKNEY, Ben JOHNSON, Allen JONES, Henry MOORE, Ben NICHOLSON, Duncan Morris OPPENHEIM, Chris ORR, Eduardo PAOLOZZI, Patrick PROKCTOR, Mick ROONEY, Trevor SUTTON and Joe TILSON.

The British National Collection of the OSTEN Museum of Drawings is consisting of 122 UK artists and about 200 works. Among the others, the collection includes works by Henry MOORE, Damien HIRST, David HOCKNEY and Francis BACON .

More about the collection:  http://www.ostenmuseum.mk/national/c )

More about the curator: http://www.gillhedley.co.uk