Occupational Hazard. Critical Writing on Recent British Art.

In this, the first book to undertake a critical appreciation of contemporary British art, curators, artists, and critics alike look beyond the hype surrounding “new British art” and examine the reality behind the myth of the “young British artist.” Occupational Hazard assesses the popular media profile of this art and provides an analysis of how such attention affects artistic production. Encompassing a UK-wide approach, the book includes contributions from organizations such as Beaconsfield in London, Locus + in Newcastle, and Transmission Gallery in Glasgow.

Text: McCorquodale Duncan, Hutchinson Mark et al. cm 16,5×22,5; pp. 222; BW ills.; paperback. Publisher: Black Dog Publishing, London , 1998.

ISBN: 9780952177388| 0952177382

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In this, the first book to undertake a critical appreciation of contemporary British art, curators, artists, and critics alike look beyond the hype surrounding “new British art” and examine the reality behind the myth of the “young British artist.” Occupational Hazard assesses the popular media profile of this art and provides an analysis of how such attention affects artistic production. Encompassing a UK-wide approach, the book includes contributions from organizations such as Beaconsfield in London, Locus + in Newcastle, and Transmission Gallery in Glasgow.

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