British Art Show 9

29 June 2020

Heather Phillipson, Through the flesh tone scenario, the imported combi-boudoir, 2013, installation view, Zabludowicz Collection Invites Heather Phillipson at Zabludowicz Collection, London. Photo: Tim Bowditch
Heather Phillipson, Through the flesh tone scenario, the imported combi-boudoir, 2013, installation view, Zabludowicz Collection Invites Heather Phillipson at Zabludowicz Collection, London. Photo: Tim Bowditch

Originally due to open September 2020, the Hayward Gallery Touring has announced that the British Art Show 9 will now be opening in Wolverhampton on 6 March 2021 and touring to Aberdeen, Plymouth and Manchester.

Known to be the biggest and most ambitious touring exhibition of contemporary art in the UK, BAS 9 curators Irene Aristizábal and Hammad Nasar have announced the list of participating artists including a number of who are also in Zabludowicz Collection such as Hurvin Anderson, Simeon Barclay, Marianna Simnett, Andy Holden and Heather Phillipson.

Many of the artists are developing new works for the exhibition, including new commissions supported by Art Fund that will be acquired by museum partners in each city, while others are presenting ambitious recent works which have not previously been seen in Britain.

New Dates:

6 March - 30 May 2021- Wolverhampton: Wolverhampton Art Gallery and University of Wolverhampton School of Art

3 July - 3 October 2021 - Aberdeen: Aberdeen Art Gallery

6 November 2021 - 13 March 2022: Plymouth: The Box, Plymouth; KARST; The Arts Institute’s Levinsky Gallery and The Gallery at Plymouth College of Art

6 May - 4 September 2022: Manchester: HOME; Manchester Art Gallery; Castlefield Gallery; The Whitworth and the Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art (CFCCA)