British Abstract Painting in the Eighties

A one-day symposium

Posted: 27 Feb 2018
By Andrew Sheridan
Submission date:
30 April 2018
Event date:
Friday, 14 September 2018 (All day)

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Papers are invited for a one-day symposium intended to consider the development of abstract painting during the 1980s in the UK.

This Symposium is co-hosted by the Visual Arts Research Group (Coventry University) and the Herbert Museum and Art Gallery.

The focus of this event is on developments in British Abstract painting in the 1980s and is intended as a reassessment of British painters who have creatively contributed to the development of abstraction regionally, nationally and internationally. The eighties saw a transformation that shifted notions of how we think about what is possible or credible to pursue within painting.

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