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British artists are known for their taste for the alternative and recently demonstrated a trend of moving out of the stifled art galleries into more experimental public spaces. Last weekend...

Oddball Brit Art finds new pitch at a car boot sale From The Telegraph, London – 5th July 2004 By John Crowley Leading members of the Young British Artists movement swapped the serene confines of the art gallery yesterday for the noise and bustle of an East End car boot sale.

Hundreds of bargain hunters descended on the Old Truman Brewery in Brick Lane, east London, drawn by the promise of knockdown art. In place of out-of-print books and bric-a-brac were outlandish works by Abigail Lane, Mat Collishaw and other conceptual artists.

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