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Published by LUND HUMPHRIES, 2014
ISBN 10: 1848221355 / ISBN 13: 9781848221352
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Publication Date: 2014

Binding: Relié ANGLAIS

Book Type: Ouvrage Neuf


Ouvrage Neuf Livre neuf. Lynn Chadwick, par Michael Bird.Monnographie consacrée à l'oeuvre du sculpteur anglais Lynn Chadwick (1914-2003) sculptures sur métal, moulages, soudures. 290x250mm 1500g. Bookseller Inventory # 9781848221352

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Synopsis: Lynn Chadwick is the definitive monograph on a leading Modern British sculptor. Lynn Chadwick (1914-2003) achieved world-wide recognition after winning the International Prize for Sculpture at the 1956 Venice Biennale. He became the most famous member of a generation of young British sculptors whose work captured the essence of the Cold War epoch. Michael Bird draws on fresh research to create the first full-scale art-historical appraisal of Chadwick's oeuvre, including a compelling account of the sculptor's artistic personality and working methods.The book provides a comprehensive survey of Chadwick's career, from his beginnings as an architectural designer in the 1930s, through his emergence as a major international sculptor in the 1950s, to his late, isolated pursuit of monumental bronze and steel sculpture in the 1980s and 1990s. It reassesses earlier critical positions on Chadwick's work and post-war British sculpture more generally and offers a fresh perspective on all phases of his long and productive career.This highly readable book will appeal to anyone interested in Modern British art in general and post-war sculpture in particular, including museum and gallery professionals and audiences, collectors and dealers, scholars, teachers and students.

About the Author: Michael Bird is an author, art historian and broadcaster who has written widely on 20th-century British art. His previous books for Lund Humphries are Sandra Blow (2005), The St Ives Artists: A Biography of Place and Time (2008) and Bryan Wynter (2010). He is a visiting lecturer at Falmouth University.

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