Monday, 19 March 2012

Artists' Postcards – Jeremy Cooper

The Artists' Postcard Show

6 April – 17 June 2012

Spike Island
133 Cumberland Road
Bristol BS1 6UX
England, UK

The Artists' Postcard Show is a selective survey of the postcard as a distinctive artistic medium from the mid-twentieth century to present day, from the collection of writer and novelist Jeremy Cooper, author of the recent published Artists' Postcards: A Compendium (Reaktion Books, London) and the forthcoming Growing Up: The Young British Artists at 50 (April 2012, Prestel Books).

The exhibition presents postcards of more than 200 artists, a.o.
On Kawara, Ian Hamilton Finlay, Gilbert & George, Richard Hamilton, Sara MacKillop, Jan Dibbets, Bas Jan Ader, Tacita Dean, Hamish Fulton, Lawrence Weiner, Carl Andre, Richard Long, Fiona Banner, Robert Barry, John Bevis, John Cage, Les Coleman, Simon Cutts, Alec Finlay, Ryan Gander, Douglas Gordon, Jenny Holzer, Sol LeWitt, Peter Liversidge, Erica Van Horn

The publication Jeremy Cooper – Artists' Postcards: A Compendium will be launched at Postcard Teas, 9 Dering Street, London on Thursday 26 April 2012 from 6.30-8pm

Jeremy Cooper – Artists' Postcards: A Compendium is available at Reaktion Books
437 images, 344 pages, ISBN 978-1-86189-852-4

1 comment:

  1. So the 20th Century artists are the chosen one to be a postcard that's great!