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Man on a Couch

© the artist. Photo credit: Arts Council Collection, Southbank Centre

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This work was painted during the artist’s final year as a student at Camberwell College of Art in London in the mid-1970s, and was originally intended as the basis for an etching. Made during a period the artist refers to as his ‘coming out’, it is one of a number of works in which Hall reflects on his sexuality.

Arts Council Collection, Southbank Centre





ink & emulsion on etching plate on board


H 29.3 x W 42.2 cm

Accession number

AC 3050

Acquisition method

purchased from the Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, 1980

Work type



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Arts Council Collection, Southbank Centre

Belvedere Road, London, Greater London SE1 8XX England

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