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John Lyons Concertina Postcard Set

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A selection of 6 perforated concertina postcards featuring works by John Lyons, exclusively produced to accompany the new exhibition John Lyons: Carnivalesque at the Whitworth.

Spanning six decades, the exhibition surveys his contribution to British art, literature and art education, centred on his exploration of Trinidadian folklore and mythology through painting and poetry. The show includes paintings, drawings and woodcuts, with selected small sculptures and sketchbooks. It includes Lyons’ poetry via text and sound, and importantly, explores the links between his visual and literary practices.

Printed onto quality paper stocks by King&Mcgaw, leading experts in fine art print publishing based in Sussex.  

The included works:

  • The Counsellor
  • Into the Future
  • Folklore Convention
  • Mama Look A Mas Passin
  • Self Portrait with Jumbie Bird and Alter Ego
  • Before Ash Wednesday in Trinidad

John Lyons, The Counsellor, 1996-98 © John C. M. Lyons. Photograph: Anne-Katrin Purkiss.