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Contemporary British Art

Author : Grant Pooke
ISBN : 9781135654832
Genre : Art
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The last few decades have been among the most dynamic within recent British cultural history. Artists across all genres and media have developed and re-fashioned their practice against a radically changing social and cultural landscape – both national and global. This book takes a fresh look at some of the themes, ideas and directions which have informed British art since the later 1980s through to the first decade of the new millennium. In addition to discussing some iconic images and examples, it also looks more broadly at the contexts in which a new ‘post-conceptual’ generation of artists, those typically born since the late 1950s and 1960s have approached and developed aspects of their professional practice. Contemporary British Art is an ideal introduction to the field. To guide the reader, the book is organised around genres or related practices – painting; sculpture and installation; and film, video and performance. The first chapter explores aspects of the contemporary art market and some of the contexts within which art is made, supported and exhibited. The chapters that discuss various genres of art practice also mention books that may be useful to support further reading. Extensively illustrated with a wide range of work (both known, and less well-known) from artists such as Chris Ofili, Rachel Whiteread, Damien Hirst, Banksy, Anthony Gormley, Jack Vettriano, Sam Taylor-Wood, Steve McQueen and Tracey Emin, and many more.

Beyond Frontiers

Author : Amal Ghosh
ISBN : UCSD:31822030790240
Genre : Art
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Moving Targets

Author : Louisa Buck
ISBN : UOM:39015039916427
Genre : Art
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Guide to the artists, galleries, patrons and critics at the forefront of contemporary British art.

Fifty Key Texts In Art History

Author : Diana Newall
ISBN : 9781136493065
Genre : Art
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Fifty Key Texts in Art History is an anthology of critical commentaries selected from the classical period to the late modern. It explores some of the central and emerging themes, issues and debates within Art History as an increasingly expansive and globalised discipline. It features an international range of contributors , including art historians, artists, curators and gallerists. Arranged chronologically, each entry includes a bibliography for further reading and a key word index for easy reference. Text selections range across issues including artistic value, cultural identity, modernism, gender, psychoanalysis, photographic theory, poststructuralism and postcolonialism. Rozsika Parker and Griselda Pollock Old Mistresses, Women, Art & Ideology (1981) Victor Burgin’s The End of Art Theory: Criticism and Postmodernity (1986) Homi Bhabha The Location of Culture: Hybridity, Liminal Spaces and Borders (1994) Geeta Kapur When was Modernism in Indian Art? (1995) Judith Butler's Gender Trouble (1999) Georges Didi Huberman Confronting Images. Questioning the Ends of a Certain History of Art (2004)

Tate Kids British Art Activity Book

Author : James Lambert
ISBN : 1849763038
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Throw yourself into British art with this zany book of activities based on artworks by some of Britain's most exciting artists. There are fascinating facts about the artists dotted throughout the book and when you're ready to take a break from creating, delve into an Op Art maze inspired by Bridget Riley or take your pencil on a Word Walk like Richard Long. The Tate Kids British Art Activity Book explains the key concepts behind historical, modern and contemporary artworks in a succinct and fun way. Art activities and games encourage a deeper understanding of each artist's ideas and introduce children to artworks in a variety of media including photography, mixed media, sculpture, conceptual art, installation art, and painting. Featured artworks: Gillian Wearing's I'm desperate 1992 - 3 Bridget Riley's Blaze 1964 * Chris Ofili's No Woman, No Cry 1998 * Cornelia Parker's Thirty Pieces of Silver 1988 - 9 * Richard Long's Two Straight Twelve Mile Walks on Dartmoor, England 1980 1980 * Damien Hirst's Mother and Child Divided 1993 * Barbara Hepworth's Tides I 1946 * Sonia Boyce's From Tarzan to Rambo 1987 * L.S. Lowry's Coming Out of School 1927 * J.M.W. Turner's The Scarlet Sunset c.1830 - 40.

Contemporary British Art In Print

Author : Patrick Elliott
ISBN : UOM:39015055928827
Genre : Art
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Contemporary British Artists

Author : Charlotte Parry-Crooke
ISBN : UOM:39015015837357
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