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Black artists in British art: a history since the 1950s to the present

Black artists in British art: a history since the 1950s to the present

Chambers, Eddie

Paperback, Hardback, Book. English.
Published London; New York: I.B. Tauris, 2014
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Statement of responsibility: Eddie Chambers
ISBN: 0857736086, 1780762712, 1780762720, 9780857736086, 9781780762715, 9781780762722
Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [240]-264) and index.
Physical Description: xvi, 272 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subject: Artists, Black Great Britain History 21th century.; Art, Black Great Britain 21th century History.; Art, Black Great Britain 20th century History.; Blacks in art.; Art, British 21th century History.; Artists, Black Great Britain History 20th century.; Art, British 20th century History.
Other formats: Also issued online.


  1. Introduction: some problems with history and its treament of black-British artists
  2. The pioneering generation of Caribbean artists
  3. Early contributions by South Asian artists
  4. The significance of the 1970s
  5. Uzo Egonu and contemporary African art in Britain
  6. The earliest black-British practitioners
  7. South Asian stories
  8. The 'black art' generation and the 1980s
  9. The rise and fall of the Black-Art Gallery
  10. The emergence of black women artists: arguments and opinions
  11. Sonia Boyce and other black women artists
  12. Substantial sculpture: the work of Sokari Douglas Camp, Veronica Ryan, and Permindar Kaur
  13. Black artists of the 1990s generation
  14. The triumphant triumvirate: Yinka Shonibare, Chris Ofili, and Steve McQueen
  15. The new generation.