Arts Council Collection


2009 - New Acquisitions from the Arts Council Collection

© Amikam Toren; Received Wisdom, 2006

New Acquisitions from the Arts Council Collection

Bothy Gallery, Yorkshire Sculpture Park
4 – 29 April / 2 – 31 May / 2 June – 5 July 2009
4 April - 29 April
This display included three films, a multi-screen film installation called Muin, 2006 byLuke Collins, Walking After Acconci (Redirected Approaches), 2005 by Iain Forsyth & Jane Pollard, Pandora’s Ball by Torsten Lauschmann and a recent sculpture by David Shrigley called The Bell, 2007.
2 May – 31 May
This display included three works by Kate Davis, Who is a Woman Now?, 2008, Player (Second Act), 2005 and Partners Study, 2005, a 35mm slide installation  titled 16 Screen Tests by John Frankland, an externally sited audio work by Susan Philipsz, The Internationale, 1999 and three works by Amikam Toren. Received Wisdom, 2006 was shown for the first time alongside two earlier works in the ACC, Neither a Cardboard Box nor a Painting, 1979-80 and Of the Times – 28th January 1993, 1993.
6 June – 5 July
The display included the presentation of the newly acquired The Ancient Set, 2008 which was shown alongside an earlier work from the Collection, Logs from the Black Forest, 2007. The display also included The Uses of Literacy, 1997 by Jeremy Deller and the film Born Winged Animals and Honey Gatherers of the Soul, 2005 by Emily Wardill.