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Coffee Tables by Johnny Spencer

Coffee Tables by Johnny Spencer
Accession Code: wu0787
Title: Coffee Tables
Date completed: 1997
Medium: Prints
Location Description: Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies

Lottery Funding from 1998-2004 enabled the University to buy contemporary works of art that addressed the academic and physical landscape of the campus.

This work is part of a suite of prints by Johnny Spencer whose work featured in the British Art Show of 2000. They present research into aspects of our social and cultural life - from hairstyles to economic groups. Information is gathered from a wide range of sources and re-presented as an authoritative examination of the subject.

These works raise questions about academic practice and the way that we collect information to define and theorise both small and vast areas of experience.