Goldsmiths, University of London, is a constituent college of the University of London. Based in New Cross, South-West London, Goldsmiths specialises in the teaching and research of creative, cultural and cognitive disciplines. The institution was founded in 1891 as Goldsmiths' Technical and Recreative Institute by the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths. It was acquired by the University of London in 1904 and was renamed Goldsmiths' College.
Goldsmiths has a very good international reputation for its arts department and many notable alumni including Damien Hirst and Steve McQueen. Goldsmiths has a reputation for producing visual artists, particularly those collectively known as the Young British Artists, also known as Brit artists and Britart.
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