The Records of the Artist Placement Group (APG) 1960s-1990s


The Records of the Artist Placement Group (APG) 1960s-1990s

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SNAC Resource ID: 6300636

Related Entities

There are 3 Entities related to this resource.

Steveni, Barbara (person)

Latham, John, 1740-1837 (person)

Epithet: poet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001035.0x000108 ...

The Artist Placement Group (APG) (corporateBody)

The Artist Placement Group (APG) emerged in London in the 1960s. The idea of artist placements took its focus from the group of UK artists, including John Latham and Barbara Steveni, who were experimenting with new art forms. Initiated and directed by Steveni, the APG pioneered the concept of art in the social context; from the outset her concept of 'placement' directly acknowledged the isolated and marginal position that artists held within society and was an effort to overcome thi...