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Stage & Screen: Designs from the James L Gordon Collection

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Exhibition catalogue for Stage & Screen: Designs from the James L Gordon Collection, running at the Hunterian Art Gallery from 10 November 2023 - 25 February 2024.

The exhibition features works on paper from the James L Gordon Collection, on show in Scotland for the first time. Covering costume and set designs for both theatre and film, this visually engaging exhibition offers a rare glimpse into this unique personal collection of rich and diverse material. 

Spanning the whole of the 20th century, the exhibition includes works by leading artists such as Cecil Beaton and David Hockney and designs for famous productions including Oh! Calcutta!, Hair, Cats, Little Shop of Horrors and John Byrne's The Slab Boys. The exhibition also features costume designs for stars such as Rudolf Nureyev, Richard Burton, Elizabeth Taylor, Judy Garland, Marilyn Monroe, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Grace Jones. Find out more about the exhibition here.

The catalogue features a biographical introduction to Gordon and the collection by curator Joseph Sharples, followed by over 40 pages of rich full-colour images of selected works. 

Pages: 64

Dimensions: 23 x 23 x 0.6cm

Publisher/Year of Publication: The Hunterian 2023

ISBN: 978-0-9042549-2-1