Art, power, diplomacy : Government Art Collection : the untold story

Title
Art, power, diplomacy : Government Art Collection : the untold story / foreword by Nicholas Serota ; [essays by] Penny Johnson ... [et al.].
Publication
London : Scala, c2011.

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191 p. : ill. (chiefly col.); 25 cm.
Note
  • Published to accompany the exhibition held at the Whitechapel Gallery, June 2011.
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Turning the world inside out : the art of choosing for Government / Penny Johnson -- Silent witnesses : a brief history of the Government Art Collection / Julia Toffolo -- Peas are the new beans : ten years with the Government Art Collection / Richard Dorment -- Things : a conversation between Cornelia Parker, Andrew Renton and Penny Johnson -- Paper leaves and concrete trees : the diplomatic art of commissioning / Adrian George.
Call Number
JQF 11-2199
ISBN
  • 9781857596915 (pbk.)
  • 1857596919 (pbk.)
OCLC
733993366
Title
Art, power, diplomacy : Government Art Collection : the untold story / foreword by Nicholas Serota ; [essays by] Penny Johnson ... [et al.].
Imprint
London : Scala, c2011.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary
This is the first publication of its kind about the little known Government Art Collection. It presents the history of this eclectic collection, providing an insight into its changing and expanding role, while also showcasing a wide range of key words alongside a wealth of contextual material.
Added Author
Johnson, Penny.
Whitechapel Art Gallery.
Research Call Number
JQF 11-2199
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