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Art in the Archives: Art at Warwick

Performance art

Mask made by student in Theatre Studies practical class, 1985. Tip: you might get a better view of the image by clicking or tapping on it.

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Mask made by students in Theatre Studies practical class, 1985


“A huge drawing in space”

Turner Prize-winning artist Richard Deacon presides over the installation of his work ‘Let’s not be stupid’ on campus in February 1991. It was moved to its current site on Benefactors’ Place in 2015. The quotation is taken from the description on the university art collection website.

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Richard Deacon presides over the installation of his work ‘Let’s not be stupid’ on campus in February 1991


The Mead Gallery presents

The gallery, which was established in 1985, was named after Phil Mead, a Coventry businessman and benefactor. This is the exhibition publicity card for The Quick and the Dead: Artists and Anatomy, 1998 . Tip: you might get a better view of the image by clicking or tapping on it..

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The Quick and the Dead exhibition at the Mead Gallery, 1998


Triffids invade the MRC?

Strange structures threaten our front entrance at some unknown time in the 1990s. They are now nowhere to be seen . . . for now. Tip: you might get a better view of the image by clicking or tapping on it.

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Unidentified sculpture outside Modern Records Centre, 1990s

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