The Wilde years: Oscar Wilde and the art of his time

Barnbrook, Jonathan [Designer], Beard, Jason [Collaborator] and Wyss, Manuela [Collaborator] (2000) The Wilde years: Oscar Wilde and the art of his time. (Collection of printed matter). London, U.K. : Barbican Art Galleries.

Item Type: Still/Graphic Work
Event Title: The Wilde years : Oscar Wilde and the art of his time
Locations and Dates of Event:
LocationFrom DateTo Date
Barbican Centre, London, U.K.5 October 200014 January 2001
Additional Information: Collection of printed matter for an exhibition at the Barbican Centre in London from 5 October 2000 - 14 January 2001 and a series of events from 27 September 2000 - 14 January 2001. This included a book and posters for London Underground, invites, all press ads, gallery guide and design for the brochure of associated events at the Barbican Centre. Book: The Wilde Years: Oscar Wilde and the Art of his Time (2000) , London: Philip Wilson Publishers and Barbican Art Galleries. 144 p. ISBN: 0-85667-526-1. Collaborators: Design Assistants: Jason Beard and Manuela Wyss. The project involved redrawing a series of letterforms from the turn of the century and combining this with photographs of the period chosen by a team of Barnbrook, the Curator and Oscar Wilde's grandson.
Research Area: Art and design
Faculty, School or Research Centre: Faculty of Art, Design & Architecture (until 2017)
Depositing User: Kim Forbes
Date Deposited: 29 Sep 2008
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2011 12:50

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