Rasheed Araeen, ‘Rang Baranga’ 1969
Rasheed Araeen
Rang Baranga 1969
© Rasheed Araeen

Artists moved to Britain in the 1950s and 1960s to study and engage with modernism. However, the art establishment often viewed their work in terms of their ethnicity. This marginalisation led many artists to challenge, and, through their own practice, to redefine modernism.