UK & WORLDWIDE SHIPPING



Conceptual Art in Britain: 1964-1979

Tate

Sale price £9.00 Regular price £18.99

Tax included.

Andrew Wilson

Softcover | 19 x 1.6 x 24.5 cm | 160 pp

Tate Publishing | 2016 | 9781849763684

This is the first publication to explore the rich history of conceptual art in Britain during its most exciting and innovative period, from the mid 1960s to the election of Margaret Thatcher in 1979. It examines how the early works of this period took the form of a challenge to art’s traditional boundaries and how by the mid 1970s, focus had shifted away from issues of art and individual experience towards questions of politics and identity, using the languages of documentary, propaganda and advertising in the service of action.

After introducing the reader to the origins of this radical moment in British art, the book goes on to explore the textual work of Art & Language, Victor Burgin and others; the ‘New Sculpture’ being produced by those such as Richard Long and Michael Craig-Martin who questioned the traditional art object; and the artists who addressed society and politics, including Stephen Willats and Margaret Harrison. A final chapter deals with the key role of photography, film and print – revealing them to be key modes of dissemination and international exchange with Europe and America. Essays are complemented by in-focus texts on the most significant works and previously unpublished archival material.

Featuring contributions by experts in the field, this is the key book on the subject for students, scholars and all those with an interest in contemporary art.

Shipping rates

United Kingdom

We have four shipping rates based on the overall weight of the order.

Light - £1.95

Standard - £3.95  

Heavy - £5.95 

FREE - Orders of £100 or more 

The rate is calculated at checkout

 

Overseas

For shipping to destinations outside the UK please email us to request a quote.

Alternatively, you can purchase via our ebay shop (Art Clearance) where worldwide shipping is handled for us by ebay's Global Shipping Programme. Click here to visit our ebay shop.

 

Delivery times

Orders despatched within 2 working days.

Delivery in 1-2 days of despatching.

If you require faster delivery please email us.

Books About Art Ltd Reviews with ekomi.co.uk