The Burlington Magazine and the ‘Tate Bricks’ Controversy

by James Brown In 1972, the Tate Gallery bought for an ‘undeclared sum’  - although later revealed to be £2,297 - [1] the 1966 sculpture by Carl Andre, Equivalent VIII (also referred to here by its Tate catalogue reference T.1534). In April 1976, The Burlington Magazine published an editorial which questioned the Tate’s decision to … Continue reading The Burlington Magazine and the ‘Tate Bricks’ Controversy

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