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Bomberg

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'the accompanying catalogue, Bomberg by Sarah MacDougall and Rachel Dickson offers a handsome stand-alone guide to this protean painter' - The Times

A major new monograph on the important and influential 20th-century British artist David Bomberg (1890-1957)

This handsome book accompanies a touring exhibition at Pallant House, Chichester, Laing Gallery, Newcastle and Ben Uri Gallery, London.) The monograph is a comprehensive yet succinct account, providing an informed and accessible overview of Bomberg's career and achievements, combining a biographical narrative with an analytical and interpretative approach.

It discusses and illustrates Bomberg's five key periods and motifs including early, experimental modernism pre the First World War; War artist's commissions and immediate postwar works; major Jerusalem landscapes; portraiture, and particularly self-portraiture; and the flowering of his mature landscapes. The book is also notable for its inclusion of new material relating to Bomberg's Jewish background, and its sumptuous illustrations.

One of the Times' art books of the year (2017)

Details
  • Author: Sarah MacDougall, Head of Collections, Ben Uri Gallery
  • Hardcover: 224 pages | 100 colour and 20 black and white illustrations
  • Date published: November 2017
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 978-0900157615
  • Product Dimensions: 38.8 x 28.7 cm

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