|Description||Herbert Read Gallery Records Archive|
This collection consists of administrative papers, publicity material, flyers, photographs, press releases and audio-visual material generated by the gallery from 1983 to 2009.
The Herbert Read Gallery is the campus exhibition space at the University for the Creative Arts (UCA), Canterbury. Founded in 1984 and rebuilt in 2001, it is named after the British modern art historian, poet and anarchist Herbert Read and hosts exhibitions and events on architecture, fine arts, design and fashion.
Artists who have shown at the gallery include Atelier Van Lieshout, Clio Barnard, Pryle Behrman, Gordon Cheung, Adam Chodzko, Nigel Cooke, Jeremy Deller, Peter Doig, Fischli and Weiss, Hans Haacke, Dany Hays, Susan Hiller, Roger Hiorns, Merlin James, Jeff Koons, Andrew Kӧtting, Aernout Mik, Mike Nelson, Yoko Ono, Raymond Pettibon, Anselm Reyle, George Shaw, Jamie Shovlin, Mark Titchner.
The gallery has also displayed outstanding projects by UCA students and the annual BA and MA Graduation shows.