By Catherine Jolivette

Rooted within the examine of gadgets, British artwork within the Nuclear Age addresses the function of artwork and visible tradition in discourses surrounding nuclear technological know-how and know-how, atomic strength, and nuclear battle in chilly conflict Britain. studying either the fears and hopes for the long run that attended the advances of the nuclear age, 9 unique essays discover the contributions of British-born and ?gr?rtists within the components of sculpture, cloth and utilized layout, portray, drawing, photo-journalism, and exhibition reveal. Artists mentioned comprise: Francis Bacon, John Bratby, Lynn Chadwick, Prunella Clough, Naum Gabo, Barbara Hepworth, Peter Lanyon, Henry Moore, Eduardo Paolozzi, Peter Laszlo Peri, Isabel Rawsthorne, Alan Reynolds, Colin Self, Graham Sutherland, Feliks Topolski and John Tunnard. additionally below dialogue is new archival fabric from photo put up journal, and the pageant of england. faraway from insular in its issues, this quantity attracts upon cross-cultural dialogues among British and eu artists and the connection among Britain and the US to interact with an interdisciplinary paintings background that might additionally turn out invaluable to scholars and researchers in quite a few fields together with glossy ecu heritage, political technological know-how, the background of layout, anthropology, and media studies.

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