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Morphet, Richard

Overview
Works: 110 works in 346 publications in 3 languages and 5,313 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Diaries  Catalogs  Interviews  History 
Roles: Author, zxx, Editor, Other, Contributor, Redactor
Classifications: N6768.5.B55, 709.0407442132
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Most widely held works about Richard Morphet
 
Most widely held works by Richard Morphet
The art of Bloomsbury : Roger Fry, Vanessa Bell, and Duncan Grant by Richard Shone( Book )

22 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and German and held by 881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The word Bloomsbury most often summons the novels of Virginia Woolf and E.M. Forster or images of artists and intellectuals debating the hot parlor topics of 1910s and 1920s London: literary aesthetics, agnosticism, defining truth and goodness, and the ideas of Bertrand Russell, A.N. Whitehead, and G.E. Moore. But the Bloomsbury Group also played a prominent role in the development of modernist painting in Britain. The work of artists Vanessa Bell, Duncan Grant, Roger Fry, and their colleagues was often audacious and experimental, and proved to be one of the key influences on twentieth-century British art and design. This catalogue, published to accompany a major international exhibition of the Bloomsbury painters originating at the Tate Gallery in London and traveling to the Yale Center for British Art and the Huntington Art Gallery, provides a new look at the visual side of a movement that is more generally known for its literary production. It traces the artists' development over several decades and assesses their contribution to modernism. Catalogue entries on two hundred works, all illustrated in color, bring out the chief characteristics of Bloomsbury painting--domestic, contemplative, sensuous, and essentially pacific. These are seen in landscapes, portraits, and still lifes set in London, Sussex, and the South of France, as well as in the abstract painting and applied art that placed these artists at the forefront of the avant-garde before the First World War. Portraits of family and friends--from Virginia Woolf and Maynard Keynes to Aldous Huxley and Edith Sitwell--highlight the cultural and social setting of the group. Essays by leading scholars provide further insights into the works and the changing critical reaction to them, exploring friendships and relationships both within and outside of Bloomsbury, as well as the movement's wider social, economic, and political background
Encounters : new art from old by Richard Morphet( Book )

17 editions published in 2000 in English and German and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"To celebrate the millennium, the National Gallery invited twenty-four of the world's leading contemporary artists to create an entirely new work in response to one of the greatest collections of European painting of the past. These new works - paintings, drawings, sculpture, photography and video - are presented here alongside the paintings that inspired them."--Jacket
Howard Hodgkin : paintings, 1992-2007 by Howard Hodgkin( Book )

6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Howard Hodgkin (b. 1932) is among the most important artists working in Britain today. Nominally abstract, his paintings are, in his words, "representational pictures of emotional situations." Sumptuously illustrated, this book focuses on a selection of Hodgkin's paintings from the last fifteen years. Conceived independently, Howard Hodgkin: Paintings 1992-2007 will complement recent, retrospective exhibitions and publications, providing a critical coda to current scholarship on this artist's work. Essays by Richard Morphet and Anthony Lane bring together personal responses to Hodgkin's work from this period, with special reference to works in the exhibition at Yale and Cambridge; accounts of the development of his art in the preceding decades; observations on the artist's relationship between his personal circumstances and his art; and discussion of some of the links between Hodgkin's vision and the work of selected other artists in England, continental Europe and the United States of America."--Jacket
William Turnbull: sculpture and painting by Richard Morphet( Book )

16 editions published in 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Hamilton by Richard Hamilton( Book )

24 editions published in 1970 in 3 languages and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The hard-won image : traditional method and subject in recent British art by Richard Morphet( Book )

16 editions published in 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cedric Morris by Richard Morphet( Book )

14 editions published in 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British painting, 1910-1945 by Richard Morphet( Book )

13 editions published in 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meredith Frampton by Richard Morphet( Book )

14 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bernard Cohen, paintings and drawings 1959-71: by Richard Morphet( Book )

6 editions published in 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ann Stokes : artists' potter by Ann Stokes( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Howard Hodgkin, forty-five paintings 1949-1975 : [exhibition] Museum of Modern Art ... Oxford, 14 March-18 April 1976 [and others] by Howard Hodgkin( Book )

6 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The prints of Cecil Collins by Richard Morphet( Book )

10 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Benton End remembered : Cedric Morris, Arthur Lett-Haines and the East Anglian school of painting and drawing by Gwynneth Reynolds( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Largely consists of personal reminiscences and accounts of artists who studied at, or visited, Benton End, these include Frances Mount, Michael Lloyd, Maggi Hambling, Joanna Carrington and others
Roy Lichtenstein, ceramic sculpture : an exhibition organized by the Art Galleries, California State University, Long Beach, February 22-March 20, 1977 by Roy Lichtenstein( Book )

6 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The journals by Josef Herman( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Encounters : new art from old
Alternative Names
Morphet Richard 1938-....

Languages
English (167)

German (3)

Dutch (1)

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Encounters : new art from oldHoward Hodgkin : paintings, 1992-2007Ann Stokes : artists' potterBenton End remembered : Cedric Morris, Arthur Lett-Haines and the East Anglian school of painting and drawingThe journals