John & Astrid Furnival in Venice

9 May – 23 June 2019 

John Furnival is known for his drawings and for being an early exponent of Concrete and Visual Poetry. His wife, Astrid Furnival, is a textile artist known for her conceptual and pop art designs using her own organic dyes.

This exhibition presents works by John spanning over 50 years, with a particular focus on his collaborations with Astrid since the 1970s. Furnival has significant associations with Italy, including twice being artist-in-residence at the Emily Harvey Foundation in Venice, and exhibiting and associating with members of the Fluxus Group in Italy (organized in Verona by Francesco Conz).