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Anguish and Enthusiasm: What Do You Do With Your Revolution Once You’ve Got It

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Anguish and Enthusiasm: What Do You Do With Your Revolution Once You’ve Got It
Curated by: Declan Clarke, Sarah Perks

70 Oxford Street
Manchester
United Kingdom
April 13th, 2013 - August 18th, 2013

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Anguish and Enthusiasm is an extraordinary group show of new and recent contemporary art from across the globe, which explores social contexts in the wake of a revolution. While revolutions can serve as landmark shifts in the history of a nation, people or a cause, it is often the post-revolutionary period that reveals most about the mindset and outlook of those that map the new terrain. Frequently followed by Civil Wars and purges, many ideological principles – and people themselves – fall by the wayside. What makes a successful revolutionary? And who gets to decide?