Gillian Wearing: Courage Calls to Courage Everywhere

Millicent Fawcett Statue Unveiling, 24 April 2018. Courtesy_ Greater London Authority. Photo by Caroline Teo

10 November 2018 – 12 May 2019

Firstsite, Colchester, is delighted to present Courage Calls to Courage Everywhere, an exhibition documenting the creation of Turner Prize-winning artist Gillian Wearing’s recently- unveiled statue of Suffragist leader Millicent Fawcett, situated in Parliament Square, London. It will also feature a number of works drawn from Wearing’s celebrated photographic series, Signs that Say What You Want Them To Say and Not Signs that Say What Someone Else Wants You To Say.

Pictured above: Millicent Fawcett statue unveiling, 24 April 2018. Courtesy Greater London Authority. Photo by Caroline Teo.

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