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Author Collings, Matthew.

Title Art crazy nation : the post blimey art world / Matthew Collings
Published Cambridge, U.K. : 21 Publishing, 2001

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 W'BOOL  709.4109049 Col/Acn  AVAILABLE
Description 219 pages : color illustrations, portraits ; 22 cm
Contents Introduction What's Wrong with This Picture? 5 -- 1 New Rocking Tate Modern 15 -- 2 Sincerity 31 -- 3 What is Britain? 45 -- 4 Don't Lock Me in 53 -- 5 Protesting 65 -- 6 Sensation Afterglow 83 -- 7 Laugh from Fear 93 -- 8 Always Wash Pits Before Going Out 103 -- 9 Guide to Aspects of the Eighties 109 -- 10 How Ordinary People Learn About Art 117 -- 11 Rocking Marxists 123 -- 12 A Dictionary of Received Ideas 131 -- 13 Creative Curating 137 -- 14 More Ways for Artists to be Right 143 -- 15 Non-Ironic Abstract Painting 151 -- 16 Art Aristocracy 167 -- 17 Calypso 181 -- 18 Concentrated Learning 187 -- 19 The People's Art 195 -- 20 Tate Guy 205 -- 21 Nation's Nervous Breakdown 211
Summary This text is a follow up to the hugely successful Blimey! The author's familiar skewed scenarios, autobiographical blips, ancient history-trawling, personal observation and doubtful judgings here take on a much wider picture
Subject Art, English -- 20th century.
Art, Modern -- 20th century.
Art, British -- 20th century.
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- Great Britain.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 1945-
ISBN 1901785084 paperback