This 16 cassette supplement is a complete, un-edited recording of the debates that took place at the Institute of Contemporary Art in February 1978

Audio Arts: The State of British Art: The Crisis in Professionalism, Part 1 Side A – Richard Cork

Audio Arts: The State of British Art: The Crisis in Professionalism, Part 1 Side B – Richard Cork

Audio Arts: The State of British Art: The Crisis in Professionalism, Part 2 Side A – Richard Cork

Audio Arts: The State of British Art: The Crisis in Professionalism, Part 2 Side B – Richard Cork

Audio Arts: The State of British Art: The Crisis in Professionalism, Part 3 Side A – Richard Cork

Audio Arts: The State of British Art: The Crisis in Professionalism, Part 3 Side B – Richard Cork

Audio Arts: The State of British Art: Who Needs Training, Part 1 Side A – Andrew Brighton

Audio Arts: The State of British Art: Who Needs Training, Part 1 Side B – Andrew Brighton

Audio Arts: The State of British Art: Who Needs Training, Part 2 Side A – Andrew Brighton

Audio Arts: The State of British Art: Who Needs Training, Part 2 Side B – Andrew Brighton

Audio Arts: The State of British Art: Who Needs Training, Part 3 Side A – Andrew Brighton

Audio Arts: The State of British Art: The Multinational Style, Part 1 Side A – John Tagg

Audio Arts: The State of British Art: The Multinational Style, Part 1 Side B – John Tagg

Audio Arts: The State of British Art: The Multinational Style, Part 2 Side A – John Tagg

Audio Arts: The State of British Art: The Multinational Style, Part 2 Side B – John Tagg

Audio Arts: The State of British Art: The Multinational Style, Part 3 Side A – John Tagg

Audio Arts: The State of British Art: The Multinational Style, Part 3 Side B – John Tagg

Audio Arts: The State of British Art: Why not Popular?, Part 1 Side A – Peter Michael Fuller

Audio Arts: The State of British Art: Why not Popular?, Part 1 Side B – Peter Michael Fuller

Audio Arts: The State of British Art: Why not Popular?, Part 2 Side A – Peter Michael Fuller

Audio Arts: The State of British Art: Why not Popular?, Part 2 Side B – Peter Michael Fuller

Audio Arts: The State of British Art: Why not Popular?, Part 3 Side A – Peter Michael Fuller

Audio Arts: The State of British Art: Why not Popular?, Part 3 Side B – Peter Michael Fuller

Audio Arts: The State of British Art: Images of People, Part 1 Side A – Richard Cork

Audio Arts: The State of British Art: Images of People, Part 1 Side B – Richard Cork

Audio Arts: The State of British Art: Images of People, Part 2 Side A – Richard Cork

Audio Arts: The State of British Art: Images of People, Part 2 Side B – Richard Cork

Audio Arts: The State of British Art: Images of People, Part 3 Side A – Richard Cork

Audio Arts: The State of British Art: Images of People, Part 3 Side B – Richard Cork

Audio Arts: The State of British Art: Images of People, Part 4 Side A – Richard Cork

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  • Inlay for Audio Arts supplement The State of British Art showing cassette sleeve for tape 1 of The Crisis in Professionalism debate

    Inlay for Audio Arts Supplement The State of British Art published in 1978
    Archive reference: TGA200414/7/3 Audio Arts The State of British Art supplement

    © William Furlong

  • Inlay for Audio Arts supplement The State of British Art showing cassette sleeve for tape 2 of The Crisis in Professionalism debate

    Inlay for Audio Arts Supplement The State of British Art published in 1978
    Archive reference: TGA200414/7/3 Audio Arts The State of British Art supplement

    © William Furlong

  • Inlay for Audio Arts supplement The State of British Art showing cassette sleeve for tape 3 of The Crisis in Professionalism debate

    Inlay for Audio Arts Supplement The State of British Art published in 1978
    Archive reference: TGA200414/7/3 Audio Arts The State of British Art supplement

    © William Furlong

  • Inlay for Audio Arts supplement The State of British Art showing cassette sleeve, session tape for The Crisis in Professionalism debate

    Inlay for Audio Arts Supplement The State of British Art published in 1978
    Archive reference: TGA200414/7/3 Audio Arts The State of British Art supplement

    © William Furlong

  • Inlay for Audio Arts supplement The State of British Art showing cassette sleeve for tape 1 of Who Needs Training debate

    Inlay for Audio Arts Supplement The State of British Art published in 1978
    Archive reference: TGA200414/7/3 Audio Arts The State of British Art supplement

    © William Furlong

  • Inlay for Audio Arts supplement The State of British Art showing cassette sleeve for tape 2 of the Who Needs Training debate

    Inlay for Audio Arts Supplement The State of British Art published in 1978
    Archive reference: TGA200414/7/3 Audio Arts The State of British Art supplement

    © William Furlong

  • Inlay for Audio Arts supplement The State of British Art showing cassette sleeve for tape 3 of the Who Needs Training debate

    Inlay for Audio Arts Supplement The State of British Art published in 1978
    Archive reference: TGA200414/7/3 Audio Arts The State of British Art supplement

    © William Furlong

  • Inlay for Audio Arts supplement The State of British Art showing cassette sleeve for the session tape of the Who Needs Training debate

    Inlay for Audio Arts Supplement The State of British Art published in 1978
    Archive reference: TGA200414/7/3 Audio Arts The State of British Art supplement

    © William Furlong

  • Inlay for Audio Arts supplement The State of British Art showing cassette sleeve for tape 1 of The Multinational Style debate

    Inlay for Audio Arts Supplement The State of British Art published in 1978
    Archive reference: TGA200414/7/3 Audio Arts The State of British Art supplement

    © William Furlong

  • Inlay for Audio Arts supplement The State of British Art showing cassette sleeve for tape 2 of The Multinational Style debate

    Inlay for Audio Arts Supplement The State of British Art published in 1978
    Archive reference: TGA200414/7/3 Audio Arts The State of British Art supplement

    © William Furlong

  • Inlay for Audio Arts supplement The State of British Art showing cassette sleeve for tape 3 of The Multinational Style debate

    Inlay for Audio Arts Supplement The State of British Art published in 1978
    Archive reference: TGA200414/7/3 Audio Arts The State of British Art supplement

    © William Furlong

  • Inlay for Audio Arts supplement The State of British Art showing cassette sleeve for the session tape of The Multinational Style debate

    Inlay for Audio Arts Supplement The State of British Art published in 1978
    Archive reference: TGA200414/7/3 Audio Arts The State of British Art supplement

    © William Furlong

  • Inlay for Audio Arts supplement The State of British Art showing cassette sleeve for tape 1 of Why Not Popular debate

    Inlay for Audio Arts Supplement The State of British Art published in 1978
    Archive reference: TGA200414/7/3 Audio Arts The State of British Art supplement

    © William Furlong

  • Inlay for Audio Arts supplement The State of British Art showing cassette sleeve for tape 3 of Why Not Popular debate

    Inlay for Audio Arts Supplement The State of British Art published in 1978
    Archive reference: TGA200414/7/3 Audio Arts The State of British Art supplement

    © William Furlong

  • Inlay for Audio Arts supplement The State of British Art showing cassette sleeve for the session tape of Why Not Popular debate

    Inlay for Audio Arts Supplement The State of British Art published in 1978
    Archive reference: TGA200414/7/3 Audio Arts The State of British Art supplement

    © William Furlong

  • Inlay for Audio Arts supplement The State of British Art showing cassette sleeve for tape 1 of the Images of People debate

    Inlay for Audio Arts Supplement The State of British Art published in 1978
    Archive reference: TGA200414/7/3 Audio Arts The State of British Art supplement

    © William Furlong

  • Inlay for Audio Arts supplement The State of British Art showing cassette sleeve for tape 2 of the Images of People debate

    Inlay for Audio Arts Supplement The State of British Art published in 1978
    Archive reference: TGA200414/7/3 Audio Arts The State of British Art supplement

    © William Furlong

  • Inlay for Audio Arts supplement The State of British Art showing cassette sleeve for tape 3 of the Images of People debate

    Inlay for Audio Arts Supplement The State of British Art published in 1978
    Archive reference: TGA200414/7/3 Audio Arts The State of British Art supplement

    © William Furlong

  • Inlay for Audio Arts supplement The State of British Art showing cassette sleeve for tape 4 of the Images of People debate

    Inlay for Audio Arts Supplement The State of British Art published in 1978
    Archive reference: TGA200414/7/3 Audio Arts The State of British Art supplement

    © William Furlong

  • Inlay for Audio Arts supplement The State of British Art showing cassette sleeve for the session tape of the Images of People debate

    Inlay for Audio Arts Supplement The State of British Art published in 1978
    Archive reference: TGA200414/7/3 Audio Arts The State of British Art supplement

    © William Furlong

This series of 16 cassettes represents a unique sound document of British contemporary art in the late 1970s comprising the following debate topics and contributors:

The Crisis in Professionalism

Richard Cork, Peter Fuller, Robyn Denny, Mary Kelly & Rene Gimpel.

Who Needs Training?

Andrew Brighton, Ray Watkinson, David Hockney, Michael Finn, Peter De Francia.

The Multinational Style

John Tagg, Caroline Tisdall (paper read), Patrick Heron, Alan Bowness, Rasheed Araeen.

Why Not Popular?

Peter Fuller, Andrew Brighton, Naseem Khan, James Faure Walker, Paul Waplington.

Images of People

Richard Cork, Terry Atkinson, Reg Butler, Lisa Tickner, Joseph Herman, Victor Burgin.

In addition to the above speakers many others contributed to the discussions.