Edgar Holloway and Friends: an artist’s collection of prints from the thirties
9 May - 18 June 2000
Edgar Holloway (b.1914), is one of Britain's most respected living printmakers. He is perhaps best known for his superb series of self portraits made in the 1930's and rare examples can be seen in this exhibition.
During the 1930's Holloway built up a substantial collection of prints by his contemporaries, including Whistler, Legros, William, Strang, John Copley and William Wilson. This selection of over fifty works tells the story of the revival of the use of etching as a respected medium in the twentieth century through the eyes of one of its greatest exponents.
The exhibition has been curated by Robert Meyrick of the University of Wales, Aberystwyth.