John Craxton

ISBN: 9780300255294 Categorii: Diverse, Diverse. An apariție: 2021 Autor: Ian Collins Editură: Yale University Press Tip copertă: Hardcover Număr pagini: 384 Stoc: La comandă

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Uplifting and engaging, this story recounts the life and career of a rebellious 20th-century British artist.

Born into a large, musical, and bohemian family in London, the British artist John Craxton (1922–2009) has been described as a Neo-Romantic, but he called himself a “kind of Arcadian”.

His early art was influenced by Blake, Palmer, Miró, and Picasso. After achieving a dream of moving to Greece, his work evolved as a personal response to Byzantine mosaics, El Greco, and the art of Greek life. This book tells his adventurous story for the first time.

At turns exciting, funny, and poignant, the saga is enlivened by Craxton’s ebullient pictures.

Ian Collins expands our understanding of the artist greatly―including an in-depth exploration of the storied, complicated friendship between Craxton and Lucian Freud, drawing on letters and memories that Craxton wanted to remain private until after his death.


Ian Collins is an independent art writer and curator. He has written numerous biographies and monographs, including ground-breaking studies of John Craxton, James Dodds, Rose Hilton, Joan Leigh Fermor, John McLean and Guy Taplin

Limba
Engleza
Autor
Ian Collins
Data Publicarii
2021
Editura
Yale University Press
Inaltime
24
Latime
16.4
Tip Coperta
Hardcover
Nr Pag
384
Subtitlu
A Life of Gifts
Bic
ACXJ, AGB, BGF
Greutate
1204
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