John Coplans

1920–2003

Biography

John Rivers Coplans (24 June 1920 – 21 August 2003) was a British artist, art writer, curator, and museum director. A veteran of World War II and a photographer, he emigrated to the United States in 1960 and had many exhibitions in Europe and North America. He was on the founding editorial staff of Artforum from 1962 to 1971, and was Editor-in-Chief from 1972 to 1977.

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Features

  • Tate Etc

    MicroTate 17

    Tim Etchells , Sally O'Reilly , Mark Leckey and Martin Bax

     Contemporary reflections on a work in the Tate collection

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