Showing 135 results

Archival description
File
Advanced search options
Print preview View:

"What Makes Me, What Makes You"

Photographs of the solo installation and performance 'What Makes Me, What Makes You' by Derek Ogbourne which took place at the South London Gallery from 27 March to 4 April 1996.The artist built a wall in the gallery to create a private ...

A Slice of Southwark (Kenneth Sharpe)

Four photographs taken by Phil Polglaze at the South London Art Gallery on 24 May 1991 during the exhibition 'A Slice of Southwark: Southwark Open Exhibition (Centenary Year)', three of which are of the then keeper of the gallery Kenneth...

A Slice of Southwark (children's workshop)

Photographs taken by Phil Polglaze at the South London Art Gallery on 5 June 1991 at a workshop held for children during the exhibition ‘A Slice of Southwark: Southwark Open Exhibition (Centenary Year).'

A Slice of Southwark (event)

Photographs taken by Phil Polglaze at the South London Art Gallery on 21 May 1991 at an event held during the exhibition ‘A Slice of Southwark: Southwark Open Exhibition (Centenary Year).'

A Slice of Southwark (private view)

Photographs taken by Phil Polglaze at the South London Art Gallery on 9 May 1991 during the private view of the exhibition ‘A Slice of Southwark: Southwark Open Exhibition (Centenary Year).'

Art Galleries (South London Gallery)

A copy of the catalogue of the 1950 Golden Jubilee exhibition; a copy of the 2003 ‘Reprise’ pamphlet, produced by the South London Gallery at the time of the 2003 ‘Independence’ exhibition; a typescript article entitled 'A brief account of th...

Articles from ‘The Building News’

Two photocopies from 'The Building News'. One dated 10 April 1896 shows the top half of a page on which is a drawing of a building [the South London Gallery and Technical Institute] with a 'ground plan of the front building' in...

Bad Brains: John Dutton & Peter Snadden

Installation photographs of the exhibition 'Bad Brains: John Dutton & Peter Snadden' which was held at the South London Gallery from 27 January to 26 February 1995. The exhibition displayed over 300 modular silver panel works that to...

Bill Viola: The Messenger

Photographs of the video installation 'The Messenger' by Bill Viola showed at the South London Gallery from 19 February to 13 March 1997. The video work was originally commissioned by, and displayed at, Durham Cathedral in September 1996...

Black Perspectives

Photographs taken by Phil Polglaze at the South London Art Gallery on 21 May 1987 during the private view of the exhibition ‘Black Perspectives: an exhibition organised by Sojourner Truth Youth Association featuring works by black artists in South...

Building

Copies of reproductions of the exterior of Portland House and the lecture hall (both are reprinted from 1893 publications) and a floorplan of the gallery, probably drawn in the 1930s (notes about a different building on the back of the paper are d...

Cleveland International Drawing Biennale

Photographs taken by Phil Polglaze at the South London Art Gallery on 7 May 1992 during the private view of the exhibition ‘10th Cleveland International Drawing Biennale,' held at the SLG from 8 May to 19 June 1992.

Council and Trustees

The gallery's trust deed from 1891 and the registers of those who attended the gallery's annual council meetings in 1891, 1892 and 1893.

Crossing Black Waters

Photographs taken by Phil Polglaze at the South London Art Gallery on 17 September 1992 during the private view of the exhibition ‘Crossing Black Waters (Asian Artists National Touring Exhibition),' held at the SLG from 18 September to 18 Oct...

Depth of Field: Images of Lagos and London

Installation photographs of the group exhibition 'Depth of Field: Images of Lagos and London' which was held at the South London Gallery from 10 March to 8 May 2005. It included works by Kelechi Amadi-Obi, Uchechukwa James-Iroha, Toyosi ...

Distant Voices: Contemporary Art from the Czech Republic

Installation photographs of the group exhibition Distant Voices which was held at the South London Gallery from 28 April to 20 May 1994 and organised by Susan Copping. It included works by Milena Dopitová, Ivan Kafka, Petr Nikl, Václaw Stratil.The...

Domestic Bliss

Photographs of the group exhibition 'Domestic Bliss' which was held at the South London Gallery from 4 of August to 10 September 2000. It included work by Tom Friedman, Ana Prada, Tonico Lemos Auad, Jonny Moore, Yukinori Yamada.The theme...

Donald Rodney: 9 Night in Eldorado

Photographs of the solo exhibition Donald Rodney: 9 Night in Eldorado which was held at the South London Gallery from 10 September to 12 October 1997 and included new installation, sculpture and photographic pieces. The exhibition was in honour of...

Dorothy Batten

An interview with Dorothy Batten who, as a child, attended the Pioneer Health Centre in Peckham with her family. The interview was conducted by the Art Assassins (the South London Gallery's young people's group) as part of the their proj...

Drive By: New Art from LA

Photographs of the group exhibition 'Drive By: New Art from LA' which was held at the South London Gallery from 20 April to 30 May 1999. It included works by Kevin Appel, Jeff Burton, Liz Craft, Jason Meadows, Catherine Opie. The five a...

Finance

Mostly handwritten notes relating to the gallery's accounts from 1886 to 1895.

Franko B: Still Life

Installation photographs of the live performance Sill Life by Franko B which took place at the South London Gallery on 12 November 2004. The artist lied naked and bleeding upon an illuminated bed.

Gary Stevens: AND

Photographs of the live performance 'AND' by Gary Stevens which took place at the South London Gallery from 23 to 25 May and from 18 to 20 July 1997. Featuring ten performers, it explored issues such as isolation, connections and repetit...

Gavin Turk: The Stuff Show

Photographs of the solo exhibition 'Gavin Turk: The Stuff Show' which took place at the South London Gallery from 10 September to 18 October 1998. As well as photographs, paintings and drawings there were wax works, a chewing gum wall re...

Henrietta Trotter

An interview with Henrietta Trotter who used to work at the Pioneer Health Centre in Peckham. The interview was conducted by the Art Assassins (the South London Gallery's young people's group) as part of the their project focused on the ...

Independence

Photographs of the group exhibition Independence which was held at the South London Gallery from 3 June to 3 August 2003.In 2003, the South London Gallery separated from Southwark Council, of which it had been a part for nearly a century, and star...

Influences

Photographs taken by Phil Polglaze at the South London Art Gallery on 8 September 1988 during the private view of the exhibition 'Influences: The Art of Sokari Douglas Camp, Keith Piper, Lubaina Himid, Simone Alexander, Joseph Olubo, Brenda A...

Ireland - The Right to Know

Photographs taken by Phil Polglaze at the South London Art Gallery on 12 October 1989 during the private view of the exhibition ‘Ireland - The Right to Know: an exhibition of drawings, paintings, photographs, posters and work in other media on the...

John Loftus

An interview conducted by the Art Assassins (the South London Gallery's young people's group) with John Loftus, who was the site manager during the restoration of the former Peckham Road Fire Station. John grew up in Peckham and knows th...

Jorge Molder

Photographs of Jorge Molder's solo exhibition which took place at the South London Gallery from 16 May to 21 June 1998. The exhibition was curated by Susan Copping on behalf of Portugal 600, a British Foundation connecting the arts and cultur...

Karen Kilimnik: Solo Exhibition

Photographs of Karen Kilimnik's solo exhibition which took place at South London Gallery from 9 to 13 July 2000. It was the first solo show in London of work by the American painter and installation artist. The paintings reflected her love of...

Letters

Thirteen letters, including one from Francis Knollys, secretary to the Prince of Wales, about the opening of the lecture hall, and one from Kenneth Sharpe, keeper of the South London Art Gallery, to Tommy Steele about finding a suitable home for a...

Liz Sibthorpe

An interview with Liz Sibthorpe, conducted by Ben Messih (SLG Heritage Education Manager) about the former Camberwell House Lunatic Asylum. Liz excavated objects from land where the asylum had once been located (part of the grounds of the asylum w...

Lovecraft

Photographs of the group exhibition 'Lovecraft' which was held at the South London Gallery from 3 April to 10 May 1998. It included works by Russell Crotty, Jeremy Deller, Vincent Fecteau, Tom Friedman, Matthew Higgs, Hope, Jim Isermann...

Marc Quinn

Installation photographs of Marc Quinn's solo exhibition which took place at the South London Gallery from 28 January to 8 March 1998. For the show, Quinn created a life-size cast of himself made from ice. The sculpture was enclosed within a...

Mark Dion: Microcosmographia

Installation photographs of the solo exhibition 'Mark Dion: Microcosmographia' which took place at the South London Gallery from 9 September to 30 October 2005. Prehistoric reptiles, gigantic mammals and live piranhas were among the curi...

Michael Petry: The Garden of Enlightenment

Photographs of the video installation 'The Garden of Enlightenment' by Michael Petry starring Michael Cashman exhibited at the South London Gallery from 28 September to 30 October 1994. It was an interactive installation consisting of f...

Mutual Aims

Photographs taken by Phil Polglaze at the South London Art Gallery on 4 July 1991 during the private view of the exhibition ‘Mutual Aims.'

Newspaper cuttings scrapbook: 1

An album of newspaper cuttings and ephemera relating to exhibitions at the South London Art Gallery, including: the exhibitions which took place as part of the 1951 Festival of Britain; ‘Spring Exhibition of Art: The Post Office Club of Great Brit...

Newspaper cuttings scrapbook: 2

An album of newspaper cuttings and ephemera relating to exhibitions at the South London Art Gallery, including: ‘Victorian Narrative Paintings: Third Series’ (1959); ‘International Exhibition of Children's Art and Crafts (Sponsored by the Dai...

Newspaper cuttings scrapbook: 3

An album of newspaper cuttings and ephemera relating to exhibitions at the South London Art Gallery, including: the ‘South East London Art Group Open Exhibition 1971’ and ‘Stuart Sutcliffe 1940-1962: Drawings and Paintings’ (1976).

Nicholas May: Recent Paintings

Installation photographs of the solo exhibition 'Nicholas May: Recent Paintings' which took place at the South London Gallery from 25 May to 26 June 1994.

Non Place Urban Realm

Photographs of the group exhibition 'Non Place Urban Realm' which took place at the South London Gallery from 9 to 21 August 1999. It included works by Marcelo Expósito, Marc Patout and Paul O' Neil and was curated by Monste Romaní....

On Show: A profile of Southwark

Photographs taken by Phil Polglaze at the South London Art Gallery on 24 November 1988 during the private view of the exhibition 'On Show: A profile of Southwark.'

Origin: Southwark and Lewisham Open Exhibition

Photographs taken by Phil Polglaze at the South London Art Gallery on 12 November 1992 during the private view of the exhibition ‘Origin: Southwark and Lewisham Open Exhibition,' held at the SLG from 13 November to 16 December 1992.

Other than Itself: Stories in Photography

Photographs taken by Phil Polglaze at the South London Art Gallery on 12 June 1990 during the exhibition ‘Other than Itself: Stories in Photography. An Exhibition of photographs by John Berger, Karen Knorr, Olivier Richon and Marie Yates.'

Parallel Universe

Installation photographs of the group exhibition 'Parallel Universe' which was held at the South London Gallery from 13 to 22 March 1998. It included works by Ansuman Biswas, Paul Wong and Liliane Karnouk. The exhibition organised by Ar...

Permeations: Light in the Attic

Photographs taken by Phil Polglaze at the South London Art Gallery on 13 May 1993 during the private view of the exhibition ‘Permeations: Light in the Attic.' held at the SLG from 14 May to 20 June 1993. The exhibition showed prints from the ...

Press cuttings

An article from an unknown publication about William Rossiter and how he set of the South London Working Men's College and the South London Gallery. It also makes reference to his wife Elizabeth Rossiter's work with 'Country Schools...

Print materials from 1998

Print and marketing materials relating to exhibitions and events at the South London Gallery during 1998, including: a leaflet advertising the exhibition and event programme from January to May 1998; a leaflet advertising the exhibition programme ...

Print materials from 1999

Print and marketing materials relating to exhibitions and events at the South London Gallery during 1999, including programme listings, invitation cards to private views, and a guide to the exhibitions 'Mimmo Paladino at the South London Gal...

Print materials from 2000

Print and marketing materials relating to exhibitions and events at the South London Gallery during 2000 including programme listings, invitation cards to private views, a poster for the exhibition 'The Ring' by Thomas Kilpper and ‘Suppo...

Print materials from 2001

Print and marketing materials relating to exhibitions and events at the South London Gallery during 2001,including programme listings, invitation cards to private views, and an exhibition guide to 'Barbara Kruger: Power Pleasure Desire Disgus...

Print materials from 2003

Print and marketing materials relating to exhibitions and events at the South London Gallery during 2003, several of which relate to the Independence exhibition.

Print materials from 2004

Print and marketing materials relating to exhibitions and events at the South London Gallery during 2004 (some activities happened off-site while the gallery was closed for building work).

Rasheed Araeen

Installation photographs of Rasheed Araeen's solo exhibition which took place at the South London Gallery from 11 November to 18 December 1994. The exhibition concentrated on Araeen's 'grid patterns': 9 equal size panels arrang...

Ron Haselden: Golden Crescent

Two colour slides showing a 25-foot light installation by Ron Haselden which scaled the façade of the South London Gallery during its brief closure for renovations, from 12 January to 28 February 1993. The installation was constructed from 12 floo...

Ron Haselden: Golden Crescent

Photographs taken by Phil Polglaze at the South London Art Gallery on 12 January 1993 of Ron Haselden's light installation outside the South London Gallery, which was on display from 12 January to 28 February 1993 while the main gallery was b...

Rose Garrard: Arena for Conversation

Installation photographs of the solo exhibition 'Rose Garrard: Arena for Conversation' which took place at the South London Gallery from 17 August to 18 September 1994. Arena for Conversation was a story-telling project and installation,...

Route 12:36 / Open 2000

Photographs of 'Route 12:36 / Open 2000' organised by the South London Gallery from 20 June to 1 July 2000, and curated by Jane Bilton.In June 2000, the South London Gallery launched four new commissions for Route 12:36, the gallery'...

SLG Newspapers

Between 2002 and 2010, the South London Gallery published a newspaper to accompany all of its major exhibitions. Issue number 7 and a half was a smaller edition paper, produced while the gallery was closed for a building project but still activel...

Saskia Olde Wolbers

Photographs of the film 'Trailer' by Saskia Olde Wolbers, shown at the South London Gallery from 18 May to 17 July 2005. Trailer tells the story of a man watching a trailer for a movie. He is a middle aged man, named Alfgar Dalio, who we...

Sean Scully: New Paintings

Photographs of the solo exhibition 'Sean Scully: New Paintings' which took place at the South London Gallery from 16 June to 1 August 1999. The eleven new paintings were created by the artist specially for SLG.

Shaheen Merali: Channels, Echoes and Empty Chairs

Photographs of Shaheen Merali's audio-visual installation 'Channels, Echoes and Empty Chairs' which was exhibited at the South London Gallery from 28 September to 30 October 1994. Arranged in fifteen light-boxes with a dynamic sound...

Shelagh Wakely: Rainsquare

Installation photographs of work by Shelagh Wakely, exhibited in the rear garden at the South London Gallery from 28 September to 30 October 1994. The work consisted of glass squares covered with sheets of silvery aluminium leaf. Through the natur...

Sherrie Levine: New Photography

Installation photographs of the solo exhibition 'Sherrie Levine: New Photography' which took place at the South London Gallery from 10 September to 20 October 1996. The show consisted of five photographic series, one "after" Ce...

Simon Starling: Djungel

Photographs of the solo exhibition and installation Simon Starling: Djungel that took place at the South London Gallery from 29 January to 16 March 2003.

Sound Factory

Photographs of the series of workshops 'Sound Factory' which took place at the South London Gallery from 10 August to 21 August 1998, in collaboration with Hatice Abdullah and Nicola Hood. The project focused on working with young people...

South London Art Gallery: Correspondence

A file of mostly letters, including: an invitation card to the ‘Laying of the Foundation Stone at the Passmore Edwards South London Gallery and Technical Institute’ on Thursday July 30th 1896 at 6pm; an empty envelope (received 9 December 1936) ad...

South London Art Gallery: Exhibitions etc., I

Material relating to exhibitions, events and other activities of the South London Gallery from the 1890s to the 2000s. It includes: posters; newspaper cuttings; leaflets; invitation cards (including to the re-opening of the gallery after World War...

South London Art Gallery: Exhibitions etc., II

Material relating to exhibitions and other activities at the South London Gallery. Includes: posters; press releases; newspaper cuttings (originals and copies, print outs from digital versions); leaflets; and invitations to private views.Although ...

South London Art Gallery: Exhibitions etc., III

Material relating to exhibitions and other activities at the South London Gallery. Includes: posters; press releases; newspaper cuttings (originals and copies, print outs from digital versions); leaflets; invitations to private views.Most of the m...

Results 1 to 100 of 135