Thursday, 28 April 2016

Keith’s Talent | Spectator Life

Keith’s Talent | Spectator Life
... Yet he is still best known for his links to a group of artists who never exactly shied away from the ‘anything goes’ tag. In the late 1980s, Coventry co-founded a gallery called City Racing in a former betting shop in Kennington, which gave early exhibitions to artists including Sarah Lucas and is now seen as a catalyst for the success of the YBAs. Coventry himself gets still gets lumped in with movement, having been collected by Saatchi and exhibited his work in the Royal Academy’s 1997 Sensation show. Does the association annoy him? ...

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