SpringRegular price £9.95
A fascinating journey through the visual portrayal of spring in Western art
This lovely gift book presents some of the most beautiful, transformative, and amusing expressions of spring pulled from the renowned collections of Tate, London. Divided into key themes-"Blossom and Blooms," "Into the Landscape," "In the Garden," "Agriculture," "Rebirth," and "Uprising"-this book considers how the traditional season of growth and rebirth has influenced artists over centuries.
Paintings, drawings, sculptures, illustrations, and installations are accompanied by brief captions adding background detail or additional information about the art, the artists, and their subjects.
Featured artists include: Barbara Hepworth, Patrick Heron, Damien Hirst, Salvador Dalí, Natalia Goncharova, Stanley Spencer, Anselm Kiefer, William Blake, Andy Warhol and Alex Katz. Sometimes traditional, sometimes contemporary, often beautiful and occasionally telling, placed together these beautiful images create a fascinating and enlightening journey through the visual portrayal of spring in Western art.
- Author: David Trigg
- Hardcover: 96 pages
- Date published: February 2020
- Language: English
- ISBN: 978-1849766968
- Product Dimensions: 18.0 x 14.7 cm