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Special Issue of journal of visual culture

anne, Saturday 31 August 2013

The 'Independent Group Issue' is now available. See http://vcu.sagepub.com/content/current... Read more

Tate ICA Archives

anne, Wednesday 28 August 2013

I am just working through the Tate ICA Archives for a book on the first twenty years of the ICA. Some fascinating material, that I hadn't seen before. And some great images! The book will be published by the ICA... Read more

New IG book

anne, Wednesday 28 August 2013

Download a PDF copy of the book here. Read more

PhD on Edward Wright

anne, Wednesday 28 August 2013

Congratulations to Ann Pillar, who has successfully achieved her PhD at Reading University on Edward Wright (1912-1988) artist, designer, teacher. This is a fabulous account of a neglected part of the IG history. The thesis contains a vital 'Descriptive Catalogue... Read more

Independent Group Exhibition

anne, Tuesday 02 April 2013

Exhibition of the IG at the ICA Read more

Parallel of Life and Art: Exhibitions and the Independent Group Conference

anne, Tuesday 02 April 2013

The 2nd IG conference to be held at the ICA Read more

Parallel of Life & Art Conference at the ICA 2013

anne, Thursday 13 September 2012

I am pleased to announce a follow-up to the highly successful conference, BUNK: Celebrating 60 Years of the Independent Group,  held at the ICA in April 2012. This conference, on 25th  26th April 2013 at the ICA will look at... Read more

Eames - The Architect and the Artist 2012

anne, Saturday 21 July 2012

New film on the Eames premiered at the ICA today.... Read more

CarArt/Man, Machine & Motion at the ICA

anne, Saturday 21 July 2012

Last night saw the opening of Car Art by the ICA, but not at the ICA. Closed during the Olympics, the ICA's HQ is just beside the Beach Vollyball events at Horseguards Parade. So, a multi-story carpark in Shoreditch is... Read more

Culture Now and Book launch: Alex Coles 13 July 2012

anne, Thursday 28 June 2012

Lunchtime on Friday 13th July at 1pm at the ICA. Alex Coles has just written The Transdisciplinary Studio, which mentions the Independent Group, so should be interesting. And free to ICA members.... Read more

BUNK: Celebrating 60 Years of the Independent Group

anne, Thursday 28 June 2012

Well, our 60th Anniversay celebrations went well - not the Queen's Diamond Jubiliee, but the Independent Group. The experts and scholars gathered with students and artists in cinema 2 at thre ICA to hear the latest research from around the... Read more

BUNK: Celebrating 60 Years of the Independent Group

anne, Saturday 07 April 2012

BUNK conference_Press Release.pdf... Read more

New Books Featuring the Independent Group

anne, Saturday 07 April 2012

New books to mention the Independent Group published recently include Daniel Horowitz, Consuming Pleasures: Intellectuals and Popular Culture in the Postwar World (University of Pennsyvannia Press, Philadelphia, 2012) which accounts for the Group in a positive sense via its relationship... Read more

John McHale Jnr

anne, Saturday 07 April 2012

I was very sorry to hear of the death of John McHale Jnr on 15th March 2012 which on holiday in Sicily. John was a tireless campaigner on behalf of his father and his work, which has had an impact... Read more

Beyond Time, William Turnbull Film Premiere

anne, Thursday 17 November 2011

Looking forward to the William Turnbull film premiere tonight at the ICA. See http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/art/features/william-turnbull-too-good-to-be-forgotten-6262614.html... Read more

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