DOROTHY ANNAN AND TREVOR TENNANT │ Henry Moore Institute, Leeds → 1 March 2015

Photograph of Dorothy Annan working on the mosaic panels for King's College Library, Newcastle, 1959 Courtesy of the Estate of Dorothy Annan and Trevor Tennant/Leeds Museums & Galleries (Henry Moore Institute Archive)
Photograph of Dorothy Annan working on the mosaic panels for King’s College Library, Newcastle, 1959
Courtesy of the Estate of Dorothy Annan and Trevor Tennant/Leeds Museums & Galleries (Henry Moore Institute Archive)

Doṛʈi Ann n Trevr Tennt seḷbrets ɖ jenṛs dnešn v ɖ ācîv bî ɖ famli v ātists Doṛʈi Ann (1900–83) n Trevr Tennt (1900–80). Brññ tgɖr fôṭgrafs, scečbcs n xibišncaṭlogz, ɖ xibišn pṛvîdz a croṇlojicl insît intu ɖ ātists’ practisz, šedñ lît on ɖ rlešnšp btwn sculpčr n ācitecčr n ɖ rôl v āt in Britiš ssayti folowñ ɖ Secnd Wrldwor in Britn.

Trevor Tennant at work in his studio, 1930s Courtesy of the Estate of Dorothy Annan and Trevor Tennant/Leeds Museums & Galleries (Henry Moore Institute Archive)
Trevor Tennant at work in his studio, 1930s
Courtesy of the Estate of Dorothy Annan and Trevor Tennant/Leeds Museums & Galleries (Henry Moore Institute Archive)

Ann n Tennt wr membrz v ɖ Ātists Inṭnašnl Asošiešn (AIA), a ssayti v ātists istablišt in 1932, huz em wz ɖ Yṇti v Ātists fr Pīs, Dmocṛsi n Culčṛl Dveḷpmnt. A left-wñ ōġnîzešn, ɖ grūp brwt tgɖr ātists n dzînrz t pṛdys pamflits, pôstrz n public-āt cmišnz plêsñ ātistc crı̣tiṿti at ɖ hāt v evrīde lîf. Bêst in Lemñtn Spa, Woricšr, jrñ ɖ wor, Ann n Tennt wr olso a pāt v Ɖ Ātists n Dzînrz Grūp, ẇč wrct on nymṛs public cmišnz in htelz, scūlz n cantīnz. Ɖer involvmnt in AIA z crūšl t undrstandñ ɖer wrc, ẇč z yžli fând in public spêsz, drōñ on fiğṛtv refṛnsz n imbedd wɖn an undrstandñ v āt az a fws fr sivc gd.

Aftr ɖ wor, bʈ Ann n Tennt xibitd ɖer wrc in cmršl xibišnz, ẇl simlteňsli psywñ ɖer ôn projcts. Ann dveḷpt a hîli sxesfl c̣lẋn v poṭri fr ɖ frničrcumṗni Hìl n Sun, hr scečbcs, fild wɖ resipiz fr glezz, cn b sīn in ɖs xibišn. Tennt pṛdyst sml-scêl fiğṛtv bronzsculpčrz, ẇč wr includd in ɖ Sculpčr in ɖ Hom xibišnz ōġnîzd bî ɖ Ātscaunsl ɖt emd t intṛdys ɖ public t sculpčr in ɖ dmestc setñ.

Ɖ pôstwor yirz ofrd ɖ ātists ɖ oṗtyṇti t wrc on svṛl lj-scêl public cmišnz. Bʈ Ann n Tennt c̣laḅretd clôsli wɖ ɖ Lundn Cântīcaunsl Patṛnij v ɖ Āts Scīm, fr ẇč Ann pṛdyst a scūlmyṛl in Lundn, ẇl Tennt crietd sculpčrz fr a scūl n plêgrând. Tennt dzînd ācitcčṛl rlifs fr Covntri, ẇč at ɖ tîm wz undrgowñ rīdizîn folowñ xtnsv bomñ jrñ ɖ wor. Ann pṛdyst mzêics fr scūlz in Lundn n Nycasl, az wel az public myṛlz, hr most fems biyñ ɖ Lundn Jenṛl Pôstofis hedqwtrz at ɖ Flīt Bildñ.

Ɖ Doṛʈi Ann n Trevr Tennt ācîv jýnd ɖ Henri Mur Instityt Ācîv v Sculpčr’z Pêprz in 2012. A pāt v Līdz Myziymz n Gaḷriz, ɖ Ācîv z manijd in a ynīc pātnršp ɖt hz bilt wn v ɖ strongist public c̣lẋns v sculpčr in Britn. Untl 4 Jaňri 2015, Doṛʈi Ann n Trevr Tennt sat alñsd Līža Clāc: Ōganic Pleinz in Gaḷri 4, n fṛm 28 Jaňri A Studi v Modn Jaṗnīz Sculpčr. Ɖs studi v Ann n Tennt’s cmitmnt t public sculpčr z cmynicetd in ɖs xibišn ʈru dokmentešn v bʈ ɖ wrc n prôsesz v mcñ, n in contrast ɖ cncuṛnt xibišn Ɖ Ivntsculpčr prizents nîn ifīmṛl ivnts âtsd ɖ Henri Mur Instityt, ɖt lêtr muv intu Gaḷriz 1, 2 n 3.”

GAḶRI WEBSAIT

BBC – YR PÊNTÑZ – DOṚƮI ANN


 DOṚƮI ANN’Z MYṚLZ AT Đ BĀBICN, 2013

BĀBICN BLOG, 29 Octobr 2013


Još Spero, SPIRZ, 4 Jaňri 2013
[Đ aṛgns v ɖz ppl!]

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