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Conversation: Allen Jones’ ‘Chair’

by Stacy Boldrick, Lyndsey Morgan, Grace Woodward, and Edith Devaney on 16 January 2015

As part of the Provocations in Art event series held at the Royal Academy of Arts, and in conjunction with the Allen Jones RA exhibition, a group of experts gathered with members of the public to discuss Allen Jones' provocative work Chair. Leading the debate, which discusses reactions to Chair then and now, was Art Under Attack; Histories of British Iconoclasm curator Stacy Boldrick. Invited speakers included conservator Lyndsey Morgan who worked on Chair after it was sabotaged with acid in 1986, fashion commentator and feminist Grace Woodward, and Edith Devaney, curator of Allen Jones RA at the Royal Academy of Arts

Allen Jones RA is on at the Royal Academy of Arts 13 November 2014 — 25 January 2015

As part of the Provocations in Art event series held at the Royal Academy of Arts, and in conjunction with the Allen Jones RA exhibition, a group of experts gathered with members of the public to discuss Allen Jones' provocative work Chair. Leading the debate, which discusses reactions to Chair then and now, was Art Under Attack; Histories of British Iconoclasm curator Stacy Boldrick. Invited speakers included conservator Lyndsey Morgan who worked on Chair after it was sabotaged with acid in 1986, fashion commentator and feminist Grace Woodward, and Edith Devaney, curator of Allen Jones RA at the Royal Academy of Arts

Chair:
Stacy Boldrick
Guests:
Lyndsey Morgan, Grace Woodward, and Edith Devaney

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