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BEING BILLY APPLE: The history of contemporary art through the eyes of Billy Apple the man who became a living work of art! A film on our 2018 Arts Foundation Icon by 2011 Arts Foundation Laureate Leanne Pooley.

Billy Apple the man, the artist, the brand. Since the 1960s this iconic individual has been turning the art world on its head. In the early days of pop art and during the birth of the conceptual movement Billy Apple worked alongside Hockney, Warhol, Lichtenstein and others to push the boundaries of what it meant to be an artist. Along the way he created a brand that may one day end up on supermarket shelves.

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