So Amazing

2001

Boyce, Sonia
Sonia Boyce first came to prominence in the mid-1980s with a series of bold pastel drawings about her experience of growing up as an Afro-Caribbean woman in east London. She has since gone on to work in a variety of media, including video, performance and installation, often dealing with issues about urban life in Britain. 'So Amazing' is taken from the title of a Luther Vandross song, and was commissioned as a print for 'Make it Happen in Art', 2001-2002, the Hayward Gallery/Department of Health programme for young people in social care. Ann Jones
  • Artwork Details: 51.8 x 51.8cm
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  • Material description: acrylic on paper
  • Credit line: Arts Council Collection, Southbank Centre, London © Sonia Boyce. All Rights Reserved, DACS 2015. Gift of the artist; Print for participants in the Hayward/Department of Health programme 'Make it Happen in Art', 2001-02, with young people looked after by Social Services.
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  • Medium: Painting
  • Accession number: ACC14/2002

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