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Artrage! - The Story of the BritArt Revolution

$35.00 NZD

The Young British Artists (YBAs) stormed onto the contemporary art scene in 1988 with their attention-grabbing, confrontational art, exploding art-world conventions with brazen disdain. Artrage! tells their raucous story, chronicling the group’s rise to prominence from the landmark show ‘Freeze’ curated by Damien Hirst, through the heyday of the 1990s and the notorious ‘Sensation’ exhibition, to the Momart fire of 2004 that seemed to symbolize the group’s fading from centre stage.


  • Draws on some fifty exclusive interviews with key BritArt players, including Damien Hirst, Tracey Emin, Jake and Dinos Chapman and Sarah Lucas, as well as extensive archival research, art writer and critic Elizabeth Fullerton relates the remarkable story of how a group of rebellious art students took on the art establishment and transformed it forever


Elizabeth Fullerton is an art historian with over twenty-five years' experience as a journalist writing on art, culture, news and politics in Europe, the Middle East and Central America.

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