Eric Gill: Man of Flesh and Spirit

 
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Eric Gill is perhaps the greatest English artist-craftsman of the twentieth century. His most celebrated achievements were sculptures in stone and wood ("Prospero and Ariel" on Broadcasting House; the "Stations of the Cross" in Westminster Cathedral). Malcolm Yorke reassesses this cranky, eccentric but vulnerable and modest man and illustrates his life and work with over 100 examples of Gill's engravings, sculptures and erotic drawings.

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Examining key ideas that developed within the ancient civilizations of India and China, this guide presents a range of philosophies that both inform discussion of personal, moral and social issues and address the fundamental questions about the nature of reality and the place and purpose of human life within it.

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An excellent reappraisal: lucid, persuasive and knowledgeable. "Hilary Spurling, Observer"

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