TrAIN Open Lecture | New Contemporaries: Now and Then

Open Lecture


New Contemporaries is the leading UK organisation supporting emergent art practice from British Art Schools.

Rebecca Heald, Director, New Contemporaries, gives a brief history of the organisation discussing the important role it has played in 20th century British art since 1949.

Questions addressed will include: what has been and what is now the role of programmes for emerging art? How have they changed? How many of these changes relate to the question of the international?

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