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The Seasons : Art of the Unfolding Year

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A survey of how the changing seasons have inspired British artists over the last 100 years

This book examines artists’ relationship with the seasonal cycle. It focuses on twentieth-century and contemporary painters and printmakers to celebrate and explore the unique character of each season. Themes include the changing face of the landscape, plants that leaf, flower and fruit at particular times, wildlife that is prominent in different seasons, the farming calendar, customs and the weather. The authors explore how changes in farming practices, urban development and climate change have affected how we experience seasonality over the last century.

Artists represented include John Nash, Eric Ravilious, Clare Leighton, Gertrude Hermes, Graham Sutherland, Monica Poole, Alan Reynolds, Laura Knight, Sven Berlin, Charles Tunnicliffe, James Bateman, Kurt Jackson, Carry Akroyd, Annie Ovenden and James Lynch.

Details
  • Author: Gill Clarke
  • Hardcover: 128 pages | 50 illustrations
  • Date published: September 2020
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 978-1911408697
  • Product Dimensions: 27.7 x 22.0 cm