6 April 1995
Show More Shark-Infested Waters: The Saatchi Collection of British Art in the Nineties by Sarah Kent.
Zwemmer, 270 pp., £19.95, November 1994, 0 302 00648 6Show More
The Reviews that Caused the Rumpus, and Other Pieces by Brian Sewell.
Bloomsbury, 365 pp., £12.99, November 1994, 0 7475 1872 6Show More
“... and such identifications are almost everything: in art everyone thinks in history-book chapter headings. At the same time, a group of young figurative artists emerged from Glasgow (Curry, Howson, Campbell, Conroy) and commanded headlines. And these two groups could be co-ordinated with an array of other individual painters, some new, some long-striving, into a resurgence. The turning point was 1990 ...”