Hayward Gallery Art Library archives printed material on artists, exhibitions and critical theory, including 22,000 books and exhibition catalogues.
Hayward Gallery Library was established in 1987. It’s the modern incarnation of the Art Council’s Visual Arts Library, which was established in the 1940s.
The collection consists of printed, visual and archive material on artists, exhibitions, architecture, photography and critical theory, with an emphasis on modern and contemporary art (British and international).
The collections contain: