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Ikon in the 1990s

15 June — 30 August 2021

The fourth in a series of surveys of Ikon’s artistic programme, this exhibition is a review of the 1990s. Comprising work by artists who featured in exhibitions and other projects at the gallery in John Bright Street during the period 1989-1997 and then at Ikon’s current premises in Brindleyplace until 1999.

Elizabeth Macgregor was Ikon’s Director at this time and the exhibition programme became more international in its outlook, placing particular emphasis on the Americas and subsequently Australia, whilst also featuring a number of group exhibitions, with themes derived from current affairs.

Artists include: Edward Allington / Basil Beattie / Zarina Bhimji / Adam Chodzko / Juan Davila / Mark Dion / Eugenio Dittborn / Ellen Gallagher / Simryn Gill / Antony Gormley / Victor Grippo / Callum Innes / Ilya Kabakov / Permindar Kaur / Seydou Keita / Rose Finn Kelcey / Tania Kovats / Lisa Milroy / Avis Newman / Lucia Nogueira / Vong Phaophanit / Adrian Piper / Keith Piper / Donald Rodney / Martha Rosler / Yinka Shonibare / Nancy Spero / Georgina Starr / Amikam Toren / Suzanne Treister/ Shelagh Wakeley / Maxine Walker / Mark Wallinger / John Yeadon