Hayward Gallery Art Library
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All the information you need to access the archive material, exhibition catalogues and art publications held by the Hayward Gallery Art Library.
About the collection
Formerly known as the Visual Arts Library - Arts Council of Great Britain, founded in the 1940s, the Hayward Gallery Art Library was established in 1987.
The Library holds monographs, exhibition catalogues, pamphlets and ephemera focusing on modern and contemporary art.
Modern and contemporary British and international art: painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, architecture.
- Arts Council of Great Britain (ACGB) catalogues and image collections, 1942-1993
- Hayward Touring exhibition and Hayward Gallery exhibition catalogues, 1968- to date
- 22,000 monographs and exhibition catalogues
- 46 periodical and journal titles
- If you're looking for Arts Council of Great Britain (ACGB) (1945-1994) exhibition files and Hayward archives pre-1987, please contact the Archive of Art and Design (V&A)