The painter George Shaw was born in Coventry in 1966 and went to the Royal College of Art in 1996. Since then he has exhibited widely and in 2011 was nominated for the Turner Prize. He was the Associate Artist at the National Gallery 2014 - 2016. He lives and works in Devon.
The exhibition, George Shaw A Corner of a Foreign Field was the artist's first solo show in the United States – at the Yale Centre for British Art. This mid career retrospective covered three decades of Shaw’s practice – including paintings, drawings and prints all depicting the post war Tile Hill Council Estate where he spent his childhood. The exhibition opens at The Holburne Museum in Bath on 8 February and runs to 6 May 2019 and to mark this occasion and the 350 page publication accompanying exhibition Hatchards will present an in conversation with George Shaw and Catherine Lampert who wrote one of the essays in the book.
TO BOOK TICKETS
George Shaw - A Corner of a Foreign Field
Edited by Mark Hallett
Introductory essay and catalogue texts by Mark Hallett
Essays by Thomas Crow, Catherine Lampert, David Alan Mellor, Eugenie Shinkle
Interview by Jeremy Deller and Chronology by Alexandra Burston
Designed by Emily Lees
Published by the Yale Center for British Art, the Holburne Museum, the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art and Yale University Press