Panic Attack! Art in the Punk Years
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Panic Attack! Art in the Punk Years

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  • Product Type: Hardback
  • Barcode: 9781858944036
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Author: Mark Sladen

Format: Hardback

Number of Pages: 224


Punk is most commonly associated with music, fashion and graphics, but its rebellious and iconoclastic spirit also found expression in the visual arts. Panic Attack! explores British and American art between 1974 and 1984, a period of not only economic and social crisis but also remarkable cultural energy, when art became increasingly politicized just as society at large was moving towards conservatism. Many of the artists featured were part of a dynamic interdisciplinary scene that embraced both art and music, producing work that was sometimes confrontational or angry, but always fiercely independent and intelligent. AUTHOR: Mark Sladen, formerly Senior Curator at the Barbican Art Gallery, London, is Director of Exhibitions at the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), London. Ariella Yedgar is Assistant Curator at the Barbican Art Gallery, London. SELLING POINTS: A vibrant and powerful visual account of an exciting, innovative period in British and American art Features the work of 30 leading artists, among them Gilbert & George, Nan Goldin, Derek Jarman and Robert Mapplethorpe Highlights the burning artistic concerns that defined the spirit of the punk years 160 colour illustrations

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