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How The Brain Works by Johnny Spencer

How The Brain Works by Johnny Spencer
Accession Code: wu0788
Title: How The Brain Works
Date completed: 1997
Medium: Prints
Location Description: Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies

Purchased by the Contemporary Art Society Special Collection Scheme on behalf of Mead Gallery, University of Warwick with funds from the Arts Council Lottery, 2001

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.