Art, Power, Diplomacy: Government Art Collection

Art, Power, Diplomacy: Government Art Collection


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The first publication of its kind about the little known Government Art Collection.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781857596915
Publisher: Scala Publishers
Publication date: 05/27/2011
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword Nicholas Serota 7

1 Turning the World Inside Out 11

The Art of Choosing for Government Penny Johnson

2 Silent Witnesses 49

A Brief History of the Government Art Collection Julia Toffolo

3 Peas are the New Beans 83

Ten Years with the Government Art Collection Richard Dorment

4 Things 117

A Conversation between Cornelia Parker Andrew Renton Penny Johnson

5 Paper Leaves and Concrete Trees 153

The Diplomatic Art of Commissioning Adrian George

Acknowledgements 190

Credits 191

Index of Artists 192

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