The final of three exhibitions featuring new commissions and existing works by leading national and international contemporary artists based in the North West.
Guest curated by Lynda Morris, the exhibitions offer alternative perspectives on cultural, social, and political change, from different generations of artists who reflect on local and global issues, post 1969 to present day.
Modern History Vol. II opens at The Atkinson, Southport on 18 August and continues until 8 November.
Artists featured in Modern History Vol. III are: Conrad Atkinson, Michael Butterworth,
Tim Dunbar, Leo Fitzmaurice, Gaby Higgs & Bill Halliwell presented by Matthew Higgs,
Lubaina Himid, Tom Lambe, Rory Macbeth, Sam Mullin, Craig Oldham, David Osbaldeston,
Emma Rushton and Derek Tyman, Paul Scott, Magda Stawarska-Beavan, Grizedale Arts -
The Politics of Craft, and archival material from the collection of Professor Jim Aulich.
Initiated by Contemporary Visual Arts Network, North West (CVAN NW), the Modern History exhibition series is supported by the National Lottery through Arts Council England, with additional support from Lancashire County Council, University of Salford, Manchester School of Art and CVAN NW network members.