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The British Art Show 5 catalogue

Catalogue relating to an exhibition, 2000
Published by: National Touring Exhibitions/South Bank Centre
Year published: 2000
Number of pages: 160
ISBN: 1 85332 204 0

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The British Art Show 5 was curated by Pippa Coles, Matthew Higgs and Jacqui Poncelet. Over ten months, the exhibition was shown at multiple venues in the following cities: Edinburgh, 8 April - 4 June 2000, Southampton, 23 June - 20 August 2000, Cardiff, 8 September - 5 November 2000, and Birmingham, 25 November 2000 - 28 January 2001, As with the publications accompanying other manifestations of the British Art Show, this was a substantial catalogue. 

Contents as follows:

Preface, Susan Ferleger Brades, Director, Hayward Gallery

Pippa Coles, Matthew Higgs and Jacqui Poncelet (the exhibition’s selectors) interviewed by Judith Bumpus

Ars Brevis, Vita Longa / Success Can be Overcome, text by Matthew Higgs

British Art and the British Art Show 1976 - 200, text by Tony Godfrey

Artists and Works, Texts by Marcelo Spinelli

Chronology: Art and Society 1975-2000, Helen Luckett

From the Preface:

“Organised by the Hayward Gallery as part of its National Touring Exhibitions programme, The British Art Show is the most ambitious exhibition in that programme and, on a consistent basis, nationally. Over the twenty-five years of its history, it has been unrivalled in its scope and unprecedented in its outreach, occupying, especially in its recent manifestations, galleries and other spaces across each city on its tour, and reaching hundreds of thousands of people.

The first British Art Show was mounted in 1979/80, and the series has continued every five years since, each exhibition surveying British art produced in the preceding five years and providing an important barometer, capturing and reflecting particular moments in British art. It is inevitable that this exhibition, the fifth, will also be considered in the context of the millennium, and perhaps now, more than ever, visitors to the exhibition will seek to identify through it the state of British art and an indication of the direction in which it is going.”

Each artist was represented by a short biography and images or text relating to their practice, over two pages. The essays by Matthew Higgs and Tony Godfrey were illustrated with a range of images relating to artists and to the previous manifestations of the British Art Show.

Related people - view 5

»  Lea Andrews

Born, 1958 in Sonning Common, Oxfordshire

»  Phyllida Barlow

Born, 1944 in Newcastle upon Tyne

»  David Batchelor

Born, 1955 in Dundee

»  Martin Boyce

Born, 1967 in Glasgow

»  Glenn Brown

Born, 1966 in Hexham, Northumberland

»  Judith Bumpus

Born, 1939 in Wiltshire. Died, 2010

»  Billy Childish

Born, 1959 in Chatham, Kent

»  Martin Creed

Born, 1968 in Wakefield, England

»  Jeremy Deller

Born, 1966 in London

»  Tracey Emin

Born, 1963 in Croydon, UK

»  Graham Fagen

Born, 1966 in Glasgow

»  Laura Ford

Born, 1961 in Cardiff

»  Liam Gillick

Born, 1964 in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire

»  Paul Graham

Born, 1956 in Stafford, England

»  Lucy Gunning

Born, 1964 in Newcastle upon Tyne

»  Graham Gussin

Born, 1960 in London

»  Matthew Higgs

Born, 1964 in West Yorkshire

»  Susan Hiller

Born, 1942 in New York, USA

»  David Hockney

Born, 1937 in Bradford

»  Karl Holmqvist

Born, 1964 in Västerås, Sweden

»  Dean Hughes

Born, 1974 in Manchester

»  Anna Hunt

Born, 1946 in Newcastle upon Tyne

»  Runa Islam

Born, 1970 in Dhaka, Bangladesh

»  Emma Kay

Born, 1961 in London

»  Joan Key

Born, 1948 in England

»  Jim Lambie

Born, 1964 in Glasgow

»  Michael Landy

Born, 1963 in London

»  Hilary Lloyd

Born, 1964 in Yorkshire

»  Rachel Lowe

Born, 1968 in Newcastle upon Tyne

»  Sarah Lucas

Born, 1962 in London

»  Kenny Macleod

Born, 1967 in Aberdeen

»  Chad McCail

Born, 1961 in Manchester

»  Conor McFeely

Born, 1958 in Derry

»  Lucy McKenzie

Born, 1977 in Glasgow

»  David Musgrave

Born, 1967 in Loughborough, England

»  Mike Nelson

Born, 1967 in Loughborough, England

»  Paul Noble

Born, 1963 in Dilston, Northumberland

»  Jonathan Parsons

Born, 1970 in Farnham or Redhill, Surrey

»  Grayson Perry

Born, 1960 in Chelmsford, Essex

»  Kathy Prendergast

Born, 1958 in Dublin

»  Michael Raedecker

Born, 1964 in Amsterdam

»  Paula Rego

Born, 1935 in Lisbon

»  Carol Rhodes

Born, 1959 in Edinburgh

»  Donald Rodney

Born, 1961 in Birmingham, England. Died, 1998

»  Paul Seawright

Born, 1965 in Belfast

»  David Shrigley

Born, 1968 in Macclesfield

»  Johnny Spencer

Born, 1954 in Tonbridge, Kent

»  Simon Starling

Born, 1967 in Epsom, Surrey

»  John Stezaker

Born, 1949 in Worcester

»  Wolfgang Tillmans

Born, 1968 in Remscheid, Germany

»  Padraig Timoney

Born, 1968 in Derry

»  Amikam Toren

Born, 1945 in Jerusalem, Israel

»  Keith Tyson

Born, 1969 in Ulverston, Cumbria

»  Richard Wright

Born, 1960 in Glasgow, Scotland

»  Cerith Wyn Evans

Born, 1958 in Llanelli, Wales

Related exhibitions

Related venues + view all 16

»  Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

Birmingham, United Kingdom

»  Centre for Visual Arts

Cardiff, United Kingdom

»  Chapter Arts Centre

Cardiff, United Kingdom

»  Ffotogallery

Cardiff, United Kingdom

»  National Museum & Gallery

Cardiff, United Kingdom