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Introduction

Wainwright, Leon (2005). Introduction. In: Bailey, David A.; Baucom, Ian and Boyce, Sonia eds. Shades of Black: Assembling Black Arts in 1980s Britain. Duke University Press , pp. 307–308.

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Abstract

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In the 1980s—at the height of Thatcherism and in the wake of civil unrest and rioting in a number of British cities—the Black Arts Movement burst onto the British art scene with breathtaking intensity, changing the nature and perception of British culture irreversibly. This richly illustrated volume presents a history of that movement. It brings together in a lively dialogue leading artists, curators, art historians, and critics, many of whom were actively involved in the Black Arts.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Copyright Holders: 2005 Duke University Press
ISBN: 0-8223-3409-7, 978-0-8223-3409-5
Academic Unit/Department: Arts > Art History
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Item ID: 31100
Depositing User: Leon Wainwright
Date Deposited: 14 Feb 2012 10:06
Last Modified: 14 Feb 2012 10:06
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/31100
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