Everything Seemed Possible

Art in the 1970s

Richard Cork

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Richard Cork is one of the most serious, most influential, and best-informed art critics in Britain today. These four volumes contain a selection of his articles from the seventies, eighties, nineties, and the year 2000. The result is a fascinating chronicle and invaluable record of a turbulent period that gives an overview and survey of British art and its reception over the past thirty years which is wholly unprecedented in its scope.

Richard Cork is now senior art critic at The Times (London). He is the author of numerous works, including Art Beyond the Gallery in Early Twentieth-Century England (winner of the Bannister Fletcher Award for best art book of the year), David Bomberg, and A Bitter Truth: Avant-Garde Art and the Great War, all published by Yale University Press.

“Cork’s writings have always embraced innovation and experimentation, while stressing what is worth preserving. Not only do these four volumes provide a fascinating account of the way in which art, artists and art institutions have evolved over three decades, they confirm that Cork’s lucid, even-handed and at times trenchantly critical judgement has been invaluable in helping to create the multiplicity of approach and vigorous debates that most of us find so stimulating about today’s artistic climate.”—Louisa Buck, Art Quarterly

ISBN: 9780300095081
Publication Date: May 11, 2003
496 pages, 5 x 7 3/4
125 b/w illus.
New Spirit, New Sculpture, New Money

Art in the 1980s

Richard Cork

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Breaking Down the Barriers

Art in the 1990s

Richard Cork

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Annus Mirabilis?

Art in the Year 2000

Richard Cork

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Rebecca Salter

Into the Light of Things

Edited by Gillian Forrester; With essays by Achim Borchardt

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Michael Landy

Saints Alive

Colin Wiggins; With Richard Cork and Jennifer Sliwka

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