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Six decades of modern art

New Stones-Newtons Tones, by Tony Cragg (1978)

Tony Cragg, one of the artists in How to Improve the World: 60 Years of British Art, made his name using discarded man-made objects, often crushed or broken.

Reflections in a section of Anish Kapoor's Untitled (1995)

Indian-born Anish Kapoor uses scale, curves and reflective or brightly coloured surfaces to attract the viewer's eye.

Damien Hirst's He Tried to Internalise Everything

Arguably the most high-profile of modern artists, Damien Hirst made his name with artwork featuring animals pickled in large tanks.

Chandelier detail from artist Cerith Wyn Evans

Cerith Wyn Evans was an assistant to the late film-maker Derek Jarman and still uses light in many installations.

1=66,666 (March 1983-Georgiana Collection VI) by Stuart Brisley

Stuart Brisley gained a reputation in the 1960s for challenging established thinking, organising sit in protests over the teaching of art.

Richard Deacon's Kiss and Tell

Abstract works that allude to the body and organs are a hallmark of the work of Richard Deacon. The exhibition at the Hayward Gallery runs from 7 September - 19 November.




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