Alan Wheatley Art
Clive Barker  British, born 1940

Newspaper, 1967 by Clive Barker

Chrome-plated brass
47 cm / 18½ inches long (including base) 
Conceived in 1967 this a unique piece 

Exhibited

1968, Clive Barker: Recent Works, Robert Fraser Gallery, London, cat.no.9, ill.
1969, Young and Fantastic, ICA, London and tour (as 'News of the World').
1981-82, Clive Barker: Sculpture, Drawings and Prints, (Retrospective exhibition), Mappin Art Gallery, Sheffield (and tour), cat.no.10. 
2015-16, International Pop, Walker Art Centre, Minneapolis, USA and tour.

Literature

Exhibition catalogue, Clive Barker: Recent Works, Robert Fraser Gallery, London, 1968, cat.no.9, ill. 
Exhibition catalogue, Clive Barker: Sculpture, Drawings and Prints, (Retrospective exhibition), Mappin Art Gallery, Sheffield, 1981, cat.no.10. 
A.J.FERMON & M.LIVINGSONE, Clive Barker: Sculpture: Catalogue Raisonné 1958-2000, Milan, Italy, 2002, cat.no.49. 
Exhibition catalogue, International Pop, Walker Art Centre, Minneapolis, USA, 2015.

Additional Information

The work was inspired when Barker visited his parents on Sunday 11th September 1966.

'My Dad used to buy the News of the World and the headlines that day really caught my eye. Verdict for Hanging - particularly.'

(Clive Barker, private correspondence, 12th October 2005)


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Newspaper, 1967 Sculpture by Clive Barker