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Chambers, Eddie, author.

Black artists in British art : a history since the 1950s / Eddie Chambers.

London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, 2014.
Physical Description:
xvi, 272 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Reference Library
N6768 .C436 2014 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 240-264) and index.
Subject Terms:
Art, Black -- Great Britain -- 20th century -- History.
Art, Black -- Great Britain -- 21st century -- History.
Art, British -- 20th century -- History.
Art, British -- 21st century -- History.
Artists, Black -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Artists, Black -- Great Britain -- History -- 21st century.
Black people in art.

  • Introduction: some problems with history and its treament of black-British artists
  • The pioneering generation of Caribbean artists
  • Early contributions by South Asian artists
  • The significance of the 1970s
  • Uzo Egonu and contemporary African art in Britain
  • The earliest black-British practitioners
  • South Asian stories
  • The 'black art' generation and the 1980s
  • The rise and fall of the Black-Art Gallery
  • The emergence of black women artists: arguments and opinions
  • Sonia Boyce and other black women artists
  • Substantial sculpture: the work of Sokari Douglas Camp, Veronica Ryan, and Permindar Kaur
  • Black artists of the 1990s generation
  • The triumphant triumvirate: Yinka Shonibare, Chris Ofili, and Steve McQueen
  • The new generation.