Summer Show 3 [1980]

Serpentine South Gallery 13 Sep — 5 Oct 1980 Free

The works in this summer show were selected by Stephen Cox from an open submission.

Cox’s intention for the show was to present “a sample of work covering a wide range of approaches.” Cox considered the exhibition representative “of the rich diversity of painting and sculpture” in Britain.

In contrast to some of the other Serpentine Gallery summer shows, Cox deliberately chose older artists. He wrote: “My preference for these artists in this show is largely determined by their maturity and their particular individuality.”

Works in the exhibition included a new Allan Buckett sculpture, which represented “a change in his thinking about sculpture and other areas of art in general.”



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