Keith Arnatt | the artist




The artist Keith Arnatt
Born 1930, Oxford, UK.
Lives and works in Wales.

Style and technique of the artist: Sculpture Objects, Performance Art, Photography,


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Arnatt’s decision to begin calling himself a photographer was in a sense the starting-point of this exhibition of photographic work, ‘I’m a Real Photographer’, but he could hardly be said, in the earliest works shown here, to have abandoned the Conceptual rigour of his earlier work or its arch and telling humour…
I Wonder Whether Cows Wonder
I’m a real artist
With no announcement or further commentary, WDR 3 television inserted into the programmes showing between 11 and 18 October 1969 a series of nine photographs depicting Arnatt gradually sinking into the ground…
About the artist
born in Oxford in 1930.He studied at the Oxford School of Art 1951-55 and the Royal Academy Schools, London 1956-58. He taught at Liverpool College of Art 1962-65, at Manchester College of Art 1965-69 and in the Fine Art Department, Gwent College of Higher Education 1969-90. He now lives and works in Wales…


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