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Author Walker, John A. (John Albert), 1938-
Title Art and outrage : provocation, controversy, and the visual arts / John A. Walker.
Imprint London : Pluto Press, 1999.
1999

Author Walker, John A. (John Albert), 1938-
Subject Arts, Modern -- 20th century -- Public opinion.
Public opinion -- Great Britain.
Description 1 online resource (viii, 261 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. 1949 : Munnings and modern art -- 2. 1951 : Gear and abstraction -- 3. 1953 : The Cold War monument that was never built -- 4. 1958 : The strange case of William Green -- 5. 1966 : Art and destruction -- 6. 1967 : Swingeing London -- 7. 1971 : The catfish controversy -- 8. 1972 : Modern sculpture vandalised to destruction -- 9. 1973 : Womanpower exhibition provokes strong reactions -- 10. 1974 : The oak tree that looked like a glass of water -- 11. 1976 : Bricks and brickbats -- 12. 1976 : Pole-carrying performance arouses derision -- 13. 1976 : Can dirty nappies be art? -- 14. 1976 : From shock art to shock rock -- 15. 1977 : Hayward annual exhibition savaged by critics and a TV Journalist -- 16. 1979 : The Arts Council, censorship and the Lives exhibition -- 17. 1979 : Morgan's Wall : the destruction of a community mural -- 18. 1980 : Performers jailed for wearing "rude" costumes -- 19. 1981 : Portrait of Lady Di attacked -- 20. 1983-96 : The war of Little Sparta -- 21. 1983 : The destruction of Polaris -- 22. 1984 : Rape picture "too disturbing" -- 23. 1984 : Attack on "porno art" in Leeds -- 24. 1986-87 : Art, money and the Bank of England -- 25. 1986 : Erotic or sexist art? -- 26. 1987-89 : The case of the foetus earrings -- 27. 1988 : Nude painting deemed too rude for royal eyes -- 28. 1992 : British Gulf War painting accused of anti-Americanism -- 29. 1993 : The house that was no longer a home -- 30. 1993-94 : Outsiders seek to outrage the art world -- 31. 1993 : The artist who adores little girls -- 32. 1994 : Hirst's lamb vandalised -- 33. 1994 : Painting of rape too brutal for Imperial War Museum -- 34. 1994 : Child murder : a suitable subject for art? -- 35. 1996 : Perversity and pleasure : the art of Dinos and Jake Chapman -- 36. 1996 : Punishing a grafitti artist -- 37. 1997 : A "sick, disgusting, evil, hideous" portrait of Myra Hindley -- 38. 1998 : An angel descends on the north and divides a community -- 39. 1998 : Sculptor found guilty of stealing body parts.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781783718771 (electronic book)
1783718773 (electronic book)
0745313590 (hardback)
9780745313597 (hardback)
074531354X (paperback)
9780745313542 (paperback)
OCLC # 932129783
Additional Format Print version: Walker, John A. (John Albert), 1938- Art and outrage. London : Pluto Press, 1999 0745313590 (DLC) 98029582 (OCoLC)39545265


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