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Live in Your Head: Concept and Experiment in Britain

£24.95

ISBN: 9780854881222
Artist(s): Various
Author(s): Michael Archer, Rosetta Brooks, Andrea Tarsia and Clive Phillpot.
Format: paperback
Year published: 2000
Publisher: Whitechapel Gallery
Total Pages: 176

Taking its title from Harald Szeemann’s landmark show, Live in Your Head re-examines the artistic legacy of the 1960s and 70s and attempts to clarify the points of origin of a formative generation in British art.
An essential guide to the period, being the first since the 1970s to focus specifically on conceptual and experimental art in Britain. Featuring a double-page spread on each of the 64 participating artists, this catalogue also includes artists’ statements and portraits, reproductions of numerous works, biographic and bibliographical information. In addition, Live in Your Head includes a lively and illustrated chronology of social and cultural events between 1965-1975, and essays by Michael Archer, Rosetta Brooks and co-curators, Andrea Tarsia and Clive Phillpot.

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