This Limited Edition print forms part of a collaboration between the Whitworth and award winning charity Venture Arts in Hulme. Venture Arts support people with learning disabilities to reach their full potential through visual arts and culture.
Darren Bates has been a Venture Arts studio artist for over 10 years. He is a painter, ceramicist, musician, and printer and is inspired by birds. Flamingo is part of a series of bird prints drawn from Manchester Museums collections.
Giclée print on 300gsm Monte Carlo mould-made cotton rag paper. Paper size 297 x 210mm (A4) Limited Edition of 50, each print comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.
Printed by King&Mcgaw, who are leading experts in fine art print publishing based in Sussex.
The Whitworth is proud to collaborate with Venture Arts on this collection and will be giving 50% of print profits to the artist and organisation to support their vital work.
Darren Bates Flamingo 2021, Print on paper, © Darren Bates, Image © Venture Arts.