Colour and Form - William Gear (1915-1997)

01 November — 18 November 2017

A celebration of work by William Gear (1915-1997) that explores his key role in developing and promoting abstract art within Birmingham and across the UK. We are delighted to include in this show artworks from Gear’s estate that have never been exhibited.


Free associated events

Don't miss the Celebratory Opening on Sunday 5th and the symposium on Sunday 12th November.

We are delighted that this event has been funded by the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art and includes Dr Jennifer Powell, Senior Curator at Kettle’s Yard, as one of the speakers.

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Key Dates

  • Gallery 1
    01 November — 18 November 2017

    A celebration of work by William Gear (1915-1997).