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MANIFESTOS
The texts that stated and developed the tenets of Stuckism.

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Manifestos by Billy Childish and Charles Thomson:
1999 The Stuckists The first and best-known Stuckist manifesto
2000 An Open Letter to Sir Nicholas Serota + reply
2000 Remodernism To replace Postmodernism with spiritual values
2000 Handy Hints Expanding the ideas

2000 Anti-Anti-Art Why today's art is not art
2000 The Cappuccino writer and the Idiocy of Contemporary Writing

2000 The Turner Prize About the Turner Prize
2000 The Decreptitude of the Critic About art critics
2000
Stuckist critique of Damien Hirst About Damien Hirst

Antecedents:
1978 Crude Art manifesto by Charles Thomson
1997
Group Hangman manifestos by Billy Childish

Other groups
2009 The Miami Stuckists
2009 The Founding, Manifesto and Rules of The Other Muswell Hill Stuckists
2010 Stuckism and Punk by Paul Harvey and Charles Thomson

Students:
2000 Students for Stuckism Statements by London students
2006
The Underage Stuckists Liv Soul and Rebekah Maybury

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The Stuckists, Remodernism, and The Founding, Manifesto and Rules of The Other Muswell Hill Stuckists are included in Alex Danchev's book 100 Artists' Manifestos: From the Futurists to the Stuckists (Penguin Modern Classics, 2011, ISBN-13: 978-0141191799).

MANIFESTOS

THE STUCKISTS
(3.8.99)
This is the original 20 point Stuckist Manifesto, stating (point 4) 'Artists who don't paint aren't artists'. Reported in The Times (26.8.99) as 'a revolution waiting to happen', and the starting point of the international Stuckist movement.

English: On line Word documentPDF
Chinese: PDF
Dutch: On lineWord DocumentPDF
Persian (Farsi): External link
French: On line
German: On line
Polish: On line
Portuguese: On lineWord DocumentPDF
Russian: External link
Spanish: On lineWord DocumentPDF

AN OPEN LETTER TO SIR NICHOLAS SEROTA
(26.2.00)
This is not, despite press descriptions to the contrary, a demand for the resignation of the Tate Gallery Director (that was the title of the show), but an addressing of ideas relating to Postmodernism, Conceptualism and Dada. Sir Nicholas wrote back (in person) that he had "no comments to make on your letter, or your manifesto 'Remodernism".

English: On lineWord documentPDF

French: On line
German: On line

Serota's reply can be seen here.

REMODERNISM
"towards a new spirituality in art"
(1.3.00)
A period of art, culture and society to replace Postmodernism's current cynical superficiality, marketing, hype and spin-doctoring with deeper values of content, substance, meaning and communication. An identity to include allied groups and individuals beyond Stuckism.
English: On line
French: On line
German: On line
Hebrew: On linewordPDF
Persian (Farsi): External link
Portuguese: PDF
Spanish: On linewordPDF

Earlier draft (English) PDF

HANDY HINTS
(11.4.00)
This includes much material left out of previous documents, particularly Remodernism, and gives a fuller explanation of various aspects. It should be noted that point 5 regarding sculptors almost followed point 4 ("Artists who don't paint aren't artists") in the original Manifesto and was only omitted on grounds of pedantry.
English: On lineWord DocumentPDF

ANTI-ANTI-ART
The Spirit of what needs to done
(11.4.00)

A spin-off of Handy Hints. The title quickly gained coverage in the media as a novel term. Issued as a short-run pamphlet and only on line March 2003.
English: On line
French: On line
German: On line
Persian (Farsi): External link

THE CAPPUCCINO WRITER AND THE IDIOCY OF CONTEMPORARY WRITING
(5.5.00)

The writing manifesto as published in Dazed and Confused.
English: On lineWord DocumentPDF
German: External link

THE DECREPITUDE OF THE CRITIC
(31.5.00)
English: Word Document

THE TURNER PRIZE
(1.9.00)
English: On lineWord DocumentPDF
French: On line

STUCKIST CRITIQUE OF DAMIEN HIRST
(Dec 2000)
Includes an analysis of the theme addressed by a dead shark in a tank.
English: On line (link to archive of Channel 4 web site)

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ANTECEDENTS

CRUDE ART
1978 Manifesto by Charles Thomson as a student at Maidstone Art College.
English: Online

GROUP HANGMAN
1998-2000 Manifestos by Billy Childish prior to Stuckism.
English: Online

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OTHER GROUPS

THE MIAMI STUCKISTS
(15.4.09)
13 points, mainly from the original Stuckists manifesto with point 13 from The Other Muswell Hill Stuckists and a new point 12: "The Stuckist should have fun! The Stuckist should enjoy the process of art and celebrate it. The act of creating art is an otherwise meaningless one if the artist does not derive any sort of enjoyment from it."

English: On line (link to Miami Stuckists site)

THE FOUNDING, MANIFESTO AND RULES OF THE OTHER MUSWELL HILL STUCKISTS
(20.2.09)
"In order to redress upon its centenary the artistic and philosophical deficiencies of the first manifesto of the useless Futurists." Written in collaboration with Charles Thomson.

English: On line (link to OMH Stuckists site)

For more manifestos by The Other Muswell Hill Stuckists see list here.

STUCKISM AND PUNK
(1.6.10)
"Helping to get art back on its feet" - written by Paul Harvey and Charles Thomson.

English: On line (link to 3ammagazine). Online (link to Heyokamagazine)

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STUDENTS

STUDENTS FOR STUCKISM
"With interest from artists and galleries in Germany, France, Argentina and Australia, plus a student support group at Camberwell School of Art, the movement has definitely struck a chord"- The Observer (14.5.00)
2000 Manifesto by Rohan Tesh and Daniel Pasteiner
2000 Manifesto by Susan Finlay and Katherine Gardner.
The authors of these texts are no longer active in Stuckism. The documents are included for record purposes only.
English: On line

THE UNDERAGE STUCKISTS
2006 Manifesto by Liv Soul in America and Rebekah Maybury in Britain while still at school.

English: Online