Glimpses of Before is an online Study Room Guide on 1970's Performance Art in the UK, which was compiled and edited by Helena Goldwater. Below is a gallery of selected images from the online archive which includes over 150 exclusive photographs from over 40 artists. You can explore the guide in full by clicking on any of the images and links below.
Hannah O’Shea, A Litany for Women Artists, (1977). Performed at Tate Britain, The Hayward Gallery, Acme Gallery, The Charlottenberg Palace, Berlin, MOMA, Frankfurt; The Gemeenta Museum, The Hague; Franklin Furnace, NY. Copyright: Hannah O’ Shea.
Banner image credit:Catherine Elwes, Menstruation 1, (1979), Slade School of Art, London. Photo by John Muellbauer, Jean Matthee, Mandy Havers or Iain Robertson. Copyright Catherine Elwes
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