George Blair's Mind's Eye
George Blair's Mind's Eye

Career

Exhibitions

Exhibitions

1978    Art for Society, Whitechapel Gallery, London

            Ulster Museum, Belfast

1980    Pentonville Gallery, London (solo exhibition)

1981    Source Gallery, Dublin (solo exhibition)

1982    Untitled Gallery, Sheffield

            Art for Peace, Citizen’s Theatre, Glasgow

1983    Batterersea Arts Centre, London (solo exhibition)

Tettenhall Gallery Open Exhibition, winner, Wolverhampton

            New Beginnings, Pentonville Gallery, London

            Postcard Views, Chapter Arts Cardiff

1984    Photogallery, St Leonards on Sea (solo exhibition)

            Phoenix Arts Centre, Leicester (solo exhibition)

            Political Photomontage, Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool

1985    Portfolio Gallery, London

            Christmas Card Exhibition, Metro Arts, Bury

1986    Artist Christmas Cards, York Arts Centre

1987    Gateway Exchange, Edinburgh (solo exhibition)

            State of the Nation Postcard show, Herbert Gallery, Coventry

            Soaps, Camerawork, London

1988    Air Mail, Air Gallery, London

1989    International Festival of Photography, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

2012    Glad Tidings of Struggle and Strife: A History of Protest Christmas Cards, Newport Art Gallery

2014    The Postcard is a Publics Work of Art, X Marks the Bokship, London
Dreams: Illusions & Fantasy, Black Box Gallery, Portland USA
Wish You Were Here, Atkinson Gallery, Southport

2015    Wish Your Were Here, MAC, Birmingham
Wish You Were Here, Hestercombe House, Somerset

Publications

1979    British Journal of Photography Annual

1980    British Journal of Photography, front page, 19 September

1982    Creative Camera, June

            British Journal of Photography, 2 July

1984    British Journal of Photography, front page, 13 April

1987    Poverty, Journal of Child Poverty Action Group, September

1988    Open Access, page 245
2012    
Glad Tidings of Struggle and Strife: A History of Protest Christmas Cards, by Llew Smitn 

Reviews

1980    The Guardian, 3 October, 1980

1987    TEN-8 Number 27, pp 60-62

Collections

1984    Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool

1987    Herbert Gallery, Coventry

Television

1987    Scottish Television, 25 August

George Blair

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News

Cardiff International Festival of Photography, 1-31 May 2017

Looks at ‘revolution’ in its widest context, investigating moments of social change, movements around freedom of expression, the pursuit of utopias, human rights and identity.

For more details, visit:

http://www.ffotogallery.org/

 

 

Wish You Were Here, 2019

At least one of my postcards will be donated to the British Museum Prints and Drawing Department as part of Jeremy Cooper's collection. It includes postcards by many of the most famous names in UK art.

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