British Art of the long 1980s: Diverse practices, exhibitions and infrastructures

Imogen Racz

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The sculptural history of the long 1980s has been dominated by New British Sculpture and Young British Artists. Arguing for a more expansive history of British sculpture and its supporting infrastructures, these twenty-three vivid and enthralling interviews with artists, curators, dealers and facilitators working then demonstrate the interconnected networks, diversity of ideas and practices, energy, imagination and determination that transformed British art from being marginal to internationally celebrated.

With a substantial introduction, this timely volume provides valuable new insights into the education, work, careers, studios, infrastructures and exhibitions of the artists and facilitators, substantially enlarging our understanding of the era.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherBloomsbury Academic
Number of pages312
ISBN (Print)9781350191549
Publication statusPublished - 26 Nov 2020


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