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Gerard Hanson is an Artist and lecturer. He studied in London at Central St martins and Wimbledon School of Art gaining a Masters in Fine Art Printmaking. He has exhibited Internationally with his work in public and private collections.
Recent work includes a collection of portraits exploring Caribbean hair, Style and Pose linked to the colonial legacy. The work portrays it's subject through hair-straightening, weaves and wigs from the Jamaican ‘Street Salon’, overlaid with paint to offer layers of decoration in the tradition of body-painting. The result is both a celebration and a critique of personal image.
|Jamaica was my fathers • home|
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