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Pictura Britannica

Catalogue relating to an exhibition, 1997
Published by: Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
Year published: 1997
Number of pages: 240
ISBN: 1 875632 53 0

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Larger than A4 colour catalogue/238 pages/produced by the gallery for an exhibition

Title:Pictura Britannica - Art From Britain
22 August - 30 November 1997 at Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
Then tours to: 19 December 1997 - 1 February 1998 at Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide; 27 February - 26 April 1998 at City Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand. Curator: Bernice Murphy/Catalogue editor: Bernice Murphy. © Museum of Contemporary Art Limited, the artists and authors - Printing: National Capital Printing, Canberra.

Director’s Foreword
The British Council’s Foreword
Pictura Britannica: scenes, fictions, and deconstructions in contemporary British Art - Bernice Murphy / p.14
As others see us, towards a history of recent art from Britain - Patricia Bickers / p.65
From the top of Slieve Donard - Stephen Snoddy / p.89
Everything equals nothing: The art and ideas of John Latham - John A. Walker / p.100
Art and its networks: A migrant’s tale - Tony Bennet / p.107
Back to my routes: A postscript to the 80’s - Kobena Mercer / p.112
First generation reproduction - David Barrett / p.124
Back to basics: British art and the problems of a global frame - Nikos Papastergiadis / p.128
British art in the 1980’s and 1990’s: The social and political background - Patrick J. Boylan / p.147
The artists / p.161
Text on artists / p.108
Biographies & list of works / p.234

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