The Locked Room 1969-73: Four years that shook art education

Discussion Participants: Garth Evans, Jock Ireland, Brandt Junceau The Locked Room, Four Years that Shook Art Education, is a book recently published by MIT Press which documents a controversial teaching program that became known at the "A" Course. The course was designed by four of the tutors, Peter Atkins, Gareth Jones, Peter Harvey and myself. It took place in the … Continue reading The Locked Room 1969-73: Four years that shook art education

Abstract Sculpture

Participants: Garth Evans, Jock Ireland, Brandt Junceau Jock Ireland: I suggested we read Tim Scott’s Abcrit essay on abstract sculpture: https://abcrit.org/2020/02/07/121-tim-scott-writes-on-abstract-sculpture/. I must say the discussion that resulted was NOT what I expected—but it’s a good start. There are many British sculptors on both sides of the Atlantic whose work rewards attention. Readers/listeners might want to … Continue reading Abstract Sculpture