Bernal Picasso

Made:
1998 in London

T-shirt, white cotton printed in black, by Fruit of the Loom, commemorating the 175th anniversary (1823-1998) of Birkbeck College University of London, with image of a mural 'Bernal Picasso' drawn by Pablo Picasso on 12 November 1950 upon the wall of John Desmond Bernal's flat above Birkbeck's Biomolecular Research Laboratory during a Peace Conference party. The mural was presented to the ICA by Bernal when the lab was demolished; it returned on loan to Birkbeck in December 1998

Details

Category:
Art
Object Number:
2000-297
type:
t-shirt
credit:
Sheridan, W
status:
Permanent collection

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