Palaces of Culture


African Redwood, gold embroidered black velvet, aluminium, laminated low-iron glass.

140 cm. x 125 cm. x 8 cm. Stretched and framed.

Description: Plans of key British and Dutch cultural institutions founded with funds from the Atlantic slave trade and plantation economies. Clockwise from top left: Noorderkerk, Amsterdam; Castle of St George, Elmina, Ghana; The British Museum and The British Library, London; Dutch Royal Palace, Amsterdam. Centre: Tate Gallery, London.