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Sorry, City Creek — Artwork by John Lennon to be shown at The Gateway in May

Published April 5, 2012 3:48 pm

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2012, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

Want to know what the Gateway has that City Creek doesn't?

An exhibition of artwork by John Lennon will be held at The Gateway [70 South Rio Grande St. (across from Dick's Sporting Goods)] on May 4 – 6.

The exhibition will be open Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m to 9 p.m., and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. See, it's open on Sunday!

This is the largest touring exhibition of Lennon's artwork in North America and features many rare artworks never before seen in Salt Lake City.The exhibit includes more than 120 serigraphs, signed lithographs and song lyrics by the legendary Beatle.

A portfolio of the 15 "Bag One" lithographs, each individually hand signed by John, is also on exhibit. A complete set is in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York.The exhibition is being produced by The Gateway and Pacific Edge Gallery, with the full cooperation of Yoko Ono and the John Lennon estate.

There will be no admission charge to see the show. A catalog will be on sale and the artworks will be available for purchase.