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Theme: Tate History
Arichive Number: TG/PC/Bricks/9b
Title: Evening Post (Luton), 'What a Load of... art work, Bob'
Date: 17 Feb 1976
Physical Description: press cuttings

Description: Press cutting satirising the sculpture 'Equivalent VIII' by Carl Andre purchased by Tate in 1974. The sculpture, which consisted of 120 fire bricks arranged in a rectangular formation, provoked great controversy about modern art and was referred to by press and public as 'The Bricks'.
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