Homer Sykes

Museum Loans - Compton Verney Art Gallery and Park

The Hyman Collection is delighted to be lending around twenty works from the collection, including photographs by Anna Fox, Paul Hill, Paul Reas, Jo Spence and Homer Sykes, to the following exhibition:

Compton Verney Art Gallery and Park
Creating the Countryside: 1600-2017
18 March - 18 June 2017

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Homer Sykes. Vintage Prints from "Once a Year"

Claire and James Hyman are pleased to have purchased a selection of very rare vintage prints from Homer Sykes's celebrated 1970s series on British folk customs, Once a Year. James comments: "I've known and loved these pictures for years. For me growing up in the 1970s what is shown is at once familiar and extraordinary. I had the same haircut and clothes as the jeering boys on the street in Minehead, and remember harvest festivals, country pubs, maypoles and Morris dancing."

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