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Monday, July 14, 2014

Bessie & Billie Print Icons

The third International Print Biennale is on now at twenty five venues throughout the north east of England. The Hatton Gallery, located in Newcastle University’s Fine Art building, hosts the International Print Awards, the centerpiece of the Biennale. Over seven hundred artists submitted work and a selection of the best is on show alongside the work of several invited artists. Bob and Roberta Smith (aka Patrick Brill) exhibit a 2011 portfolio Feminist Icons. A series of ten lithographs, two of the iconic figures are Bessie Smith and Billie Holiday. The exhibition ends on Saturday 9 August.

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