British commissioner: Lilian Somerville.

Selection committee: Sir Philip Hendy, Alan Bowness, Roland Penrose, Sir Herbert Read, J M Richards and Sir John Rothenstein.

Works by Roger Hilton, Gwyther Irwin, Bernard Meadows and Joe Tilson were shown in the British Pavilion. A catalogue was published by The British Council. No ISBN.

Catalogues (German and Dutch), with an introduction by Alan Bowness, were published to accompany the show in Germany and the Netherlands. No ISBN numbers.

Further reading
Britain at the Venice Biennale 1895-1996, edited by Sophie Bowness and Clive Phillpot, The British Council, London 1995. ISBN 0 86355 283 8