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Opening Reception – György Gordon (1924-2005) A retrospective
Tue 18 October 2016, 18:00 – 20:00 BST
Please join us for a reception to celebrate the opening of
Tuesday, 18 October 2016, 6-8pm
Sixty years since the violence of the Hungarian Uprising in 1956, The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery explores the life and work of Hungarian-born painter György Gordon. Gordon settled in Wakefield after escaping as a refugee from Hungary during Autumn 1956. The exhibition will include paintings and drawings reflecting on his experience, as well as later work exploring isolation, alienation, and old age.
'György Gordon (1924 – 2005) A retrospective’ will be open Monday, 1pm - 5pm, Tuesday - Saturday, 10am - 5pm. Admission is FREE, and the exhibition runs until Saturday 25 February 2016.
Image: György Gordon, Self Portrait with Window I, 1991-92, oil on canvas, © The Estate of the Artist