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The short life of the big gesture

Review relating to an exhibition, 1990
Published by: The Guardian
Year published: 1990

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A3 single sheet photocopy/Guardian - September 1990, p.36/By Sacha Craddock

Review of TSWA Four Cities Project
Title: The Short Life of the Big Gesture - Twenty works of art in four cities, here today, gone tomorrow. Why are we so afraid of the permanent monument? asks Sacha Craddock

Review contains a large photograph of Richard Deacon’s work with the caption: “Richard Deacon’s sculpture at the old Victoria Park Viaduct at Plymouth, echoing the architecture of Brunel’s bridge across the River Tamar a few miles down the old railway line.…The text is inset with a smaller image with the caption: “ Dennis Adam’s “Seige“ viewed through the Butcher’s Gate, Derry… Text about Donald Rodney’s work is highlighted “ This work by Donald Rodney is good; and sets off some terrible sense of historic guilt…

Related exhibitions

»  TSWA Four Cities Project

Group show 1988 - 1989