Edward Burra: Twentieth-century Eye (BOK)

Jane Stevenson

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Edward Burra never followed the fashion: in the thirties, when modern art was dominated by abstraction and landscape, he painted people; in the sixties, when landscape was completely out of fashion, he started to find it interesting. His life was an unusual one: profoundly disabled, he lived with his parents, and was in constant pain. Only when he was painting could he forget his body. Yet he was also a letter-writer of genius, penning camp, witty letters that were full of energy to a wide circle of friends. Inventive, entertaining and unique, his writing expresses a man who combined profound personal loyalty with distaste for any kind of emotional grandstanding. Jane Stevenson's biography is the perfect tribute to this most original of men.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2008 Forfatter Jane Stevenson
Forlag
PIMLICO
ISBN 9780099501664
Antall sider 512 Dimensjoner 15,4cm x 23,3cm x 3,7cm
Vekt 700 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Biography: general, Painting & paintings, Individual artists, art monographs, Art & design styles: from c 1960