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The British Art Show 5

Group show at Ikon Gallery, City Art Centre, Collective Gallery, Dean Gallery, Fruitmarket Gallery, Inverleith House - Royal Botanic Garden, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Talbot Rice Gallery, John Hansard Gallery, University of Southampton, Millais Gallery - Southampton Institute, Southampton City Art Gallery, Centre for Visual Arts, Chapter Arts Centre, Ffotogallery, National Museum & Gallery, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery. 2000
Date: 8 April, 2000 until 4 June, 2000
Curator: Pippa Coles, Matthew Higgs, Jacqui Poncelet
Organiser: Hayward Touring Exhibitions

Major touring group exhibition, held every five years.

Touring schedule:
Edinburgh, 8 April - 4 June 2000
Southampton, 23 June - 20 August 2000
Cardiff, 8 September - 5 November 2000
Birmingham, 25 November 2000 - 28 January 2001

“In some important respects The British Art Show 5 continues in the tradition of its predecessors: it is a large-scale survey of art produced in the UK; it will be shown in a number of major cities in England, Scotland and Wales; and it is separated from the last British Art Show by five years. it shares with previous British Art Shows (and The British Art Show 4 in particular) a tendency to spread itself - across venues, and across media - and to infiltrate areas traditionally considered off-limits to visual or “fine’ art. Beyond that, there are few similarities. The British Art Show 5 is new, now, and different.”

Above extract from exhibition guide to accompany The British Art Show 5, organised for National Touring Exhibitions by the Hayward Gallery for the Arts Council of England. Everything and Nothing: A guide to The British Art Show 5. Showing at venues in Edinburgh, Southampton, Cardiff and Birmingham, 2000/2001.

The exhibition included work by a very limited number of artists from African or Asian backgrounds, namely artists such as Runa Islam and Donald Rodney. Rodney had died in March of 1998, so his inclusion was posthumous. References to him in the accompanying exhibition guide as follows: “Donald Rodney b 1961, Birmingham; d 1998, London. “You’ve handed me this tiny building in a bottle and you say “it is what you think it is” and there are dressmakers’ pins in it, huge stakes in real skin … I wonder what kind of home it represents …’ In the House of My Father formed part of Donald Rodney’s last solo exhibition, 9 Night in Eldorado. Part wake, part memorial, this celebratory exhibition was dedicated to his father, who had died two years earlier. Rodney himself was suffering from sickle-cell anaemia, an inherited disease of the blood. One of the most interesting artists of his generation, he continued to make inventive and ambitious work throughout the last stages of his illness.”

Exhibition guide (unpaginated) was written by Helen Luckett, Hayward Gallery Education Programmer.

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Catalogue relating to an exhibition, 2000

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Exhibition guide relating to an exhibition, 2000

People in this exhibition - 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

»  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

Exhibition 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