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Art under attack : histories of British iconoclasm / edited by Tabitha Barber and Stacy Boldrick.

London : Tate Publishing, 2013.
Physical Description:
187 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Reference Library
N8217.I26 A77 2013 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Published to accompany the exhibition held at Tate Britain, 2nd October 2013-5th January 2014.
Subject Terms:
Art -- Mutilation, defacement, etc. -- Great Britain -- History -- Exhibitions.
Iconoclasm -- Great Britain -- History -- Exhibitions.
Barber, Tabitha, contributor.
Boldrick, Stacy, contributor.
Tate Britain (Gallery), host institution.

  • Introduction / Tabitha Barber and Stacy Boldrick
  • Iconoclasms past and present : conflict and art / Stacy Boldrick
  • Idolatry, iconoclasm and the reformation's long legacy / Tabitha Barber
  • 1. Religion. Dissolution : the dissolution of the monastries / Susan Harrison ; Reformation / Richard Williams ; Puritan iconoclasm : monuments of superstition and idolatry / Tabitha Barber
  • 2. Politics. Politics and the public space : making and breaking public sculpture, 1688-1929 / M.G. Sullivan ; Suffragettes : the political value of iconoclastic acts / Lena Mohamed
  • 3. Aesthetics. Attacks on art / Stacy Boldrick ; Destruction in art : destruction/creation : act or perish / Andrew Wilson ; Art transformed : matter and translation in contemporary art / Stacy Boldrick