Pauline Boty: Pop Artist and Woman

Wolverhampton Art Gallery

1 June 2013 - 16 November 2013

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Colour Her Gone by Pauline Boty (1962) Image copyright the Artist's Estate

Colour Her Gone by Pauline Boty (1962) Image copyright the Artist's Estate

The work of Pauline Boty (1938-1966), a key member of the British Pop Art movement, both celebrates and critiques mass cultural experience, exploring themes of female sexuality, gender, race and politics.

This is the first public exhibition to survey her career as a whole, reinstating her at the forefront of British Pop Art.

This vibrant display of paintings, collages and ephemera from public and private collections includes some pieces that have not been exhibited for 40 years.

The eagerly anticipated book, Pauline Boty: Pop Artist and Woman, which accompanies the exhibition is on sale from the Art Gallery shop. To place an order by phone, please call 01902 552055 (£15 + P&P), or order online through Amazon - Pauline Boty: Pop Artist and Woman

Colour Her Gone by Pauline Boty (1962) was purchased with the assistance of the Art Fund and the Friends of Wolverhampton Art Gallery and Museums.

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You can read a transcript of Caroline Coon's speech given at the exhibition opening event by downloading the speech here:

Pauline Boty by Caroline Coon

Read a poem inspired by Colour Her Gone (1962) written by Liz Berry for Art in the Heart

Colour Her by Liz Berry