A visual account of an exciting, innovative period in British and American art. This work highlights the burning artistic concerns that defined the spirit of the punk years. It features the work of 30 leading artists, among them Gilbert & George, Nan Goldin, Derek Jarman and Robert Mapplethorpe.
Well-illustrated, smartly designed ... will appeal to anyone who lived through the decade in question - THE ART BOOK The book amounts to a vibrant and powerful account of that exciting era (both in the US and UK) and successfully captures the spirit of punk - THE CRACK MAGAZINE
Mark Sladen, formerly Senior Curator at the Barbican Art Gallery, London, is Director of Exhibitions at the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), London. Ariella Yedgar is co-curator of the exhibition Panic Attack! Art in the Punk Years at the Barbican Art Gallery