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Revisiting modern British art / edited by Jo Baring.
London : Lund Humphries, 2022.
Physical Description:
176 pages : illustrations (black and white, and color) ; 27 cm
Reference Library
N6768 .R48 2022 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Published to accompany an exhibition held at The Higgins, Bedford,15 October 2022 to 16 April 2023 and The Lightbox, Woking, 15 October 2022 to 8 January 2023.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 163-168) and index.
Subject Terms:
Art and Design.
Art, British -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
Art, British -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Art, British.
exhibition catalogs.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Exhibition catalogs.
Baring, Jo, 1978- editor, author.
Russell, James, 1966- writer of introduction.
Harris, Alexandra, 1981- author.
Smith, Laura, 1983- author.
Martin, Simon, 1979- author.
Freeman, Laura (Freelance writer and art critic), author.
Baker, Harriet, Critic, author.
Rawlin, James, author.
Crippa, Elena, author.
Higgins Bedford (Bedford, England), host institution.
Lightbox, host institution.

  • Foreword / Jo Baring
  • Reflecting on Modern British Art / James Russell
  • Section 1: Moments
  • 1. Life Begins: Art, War and Resurrection / Alexandra Harris
  • 2. The Surreal Magic of Nature: British Surrealism 1930-1950s / Laura Smith
  • 3. A World of Private Mystery: Queer Pastoral in the 1940s / Simon Martin
  • 4. Hearth and Home: the Making of Art in World War Two / Laura Freeman
  • 5. Just Another Chap in Overalls: Women in St Ives / Harriet Baker
  • 6. 'Positive, Emphatic, Dramatic': How the 1950s Changed British Sculpture / James Rawlin
  • 7. Collage Into Painting: London in the 1960s / Elena Crippa
  • Section 2: Structures
  • 8. A National Visual Culture?: The Rise of Corporate and Public Patronage / James Purdon
  • 9. Behind the Scenes of the Museum: Curators and Collectors / Jo Baring
  • 10. Artistic Britishness?: Questions of Nationality / Hammad Nasar
  • 11. Back to the Future: Modern British in Contemporary Art / Natalie Rudd
  • 12. A Personal Call for a More Expansive British Art / Aindrea Emelife.