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Barbican Art Gallery

Overview
Works: 325 works in 898 publications in 4 languages and 21,076 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  History  Biography  Art  Periodicals 
Roles: Editor, Other, Publisher, his, Organizer of meeting, isb, Contributor, sht
Classifications: TR647, 779.092
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Most widely held works by Barbican Art Gallery
Gwen John : an interior life by Cecily Langdale( Book )

10 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Brandt : photographs, 1928-1983 by Bill Brandt( Book )

12 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Communicate : independent British graphic design since the sixties by Rick Poynor( Book )

8 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the 1960s youth culture and pop music became an important influence on British design. Key examples include the pop art collages of artists like Richard Hamilton and the psychedelic, punk, and new wave aesthetics of groups like Roxy Music and Pink Floyd. Images and illustrations were used in balance with letterforms to convey design concepts and ideas. The influence of popular culture is still relevant to contemporary British designers. Communicate focuses on the smaller independent design studios and teams that are credited with producing the most creative and innovative design over the past four decades and explores how and why British design has developed during this period."--Jacket
A bitter truth : avant-garde art and the Great War by Richard Cork( Book )

5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The conflict was anticipated before hostilities began by the visionary and apocalyptic work of painters such as Meidner and Kandinsky, Chagall, Nevinson, Grosz, Beckmann, Kirchner, and other artists were quick to define war's essential tragedy with objective, expressionist, or allegorical art that alluded to their own wartime experiences. The harshest images of war were made in the later stages or after the Armistice, when artists such as Dix had time to consider their participation in the war
American images : photography 1945-1980 by Peter Turner( Book )

8 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The art of African textiles : technology, tradition, and lurex by John Picton( Book )

10 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Art of African Textiles, published to accompany a pioneering Barbican Art Gallery exhibition for the Africa 95 season, examines textile design and manufacture across the African continent, with over 150 illustrations displaying the variety and inventiveness of the cloths produced. The reality of twentieth-century African textiles is as complex and inter-woven as the textiles themselves. This book reveals the new materials, images, technologies and demands that have
Ancient and modern by William Eggleston( Book )

10 editions published in 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cumulative effect of Eggleston's startling work reinforces his reputation as a major American artist, whose significance extends beyond the world of photography
Tina Modotti & Edward Weston : the Mexico years by Sarah M Lowe( Book )

6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tina Modotti and Edward Weston arrived in Mexico in 1923 at the start of an extraordinary period of artistic creativity that became known as the Mexican Renaissance. The book traces the interwoven lives and work of Modotti and Weston from the early 1920's in Los Angeles, where they met, until the 1930's, focusing in detail on their time together in Mexico, where virtually all of Modotti's photographs were taken. In bringing together for the first time close to 150 photographs by Modotti and Weston, it reveals the distinctive responses to Mexico of two photographers from widely different backgrounds. At the same time, like other Modernists in Mexico, these two artists self-consciously created work that broke wholly with the immediate past, and fashioned an idiom in defiance of traditional ideas. A selection of images by two Mexican photographers, Manuel Alvarez Bravo and Mariana Yampolsky, reveals how indigenous photography was influenced by these two foreigners
Van Gogh in England : portrait of the artist as a young man by Debora Silverman( Book )

8 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern art in Britain, 1910-1914 by Anna Gruetzner Robins( Book )

11 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines a series of exhibitions held 1910-1914: Manet and the Post-Impressionists (1910), An exhibition of pictures by Paul Cézanne and Paul Gauguin (1911), Paintings by the Italian Futurist artists (1912), Second Post-Impressionist exhibition (1912) and Post-Impressionists and Futurists (1913)
Cecil Beaton : a retrospective by Cecil Beaton( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sixties art scene in London by David Alan Mellor( Book )

12 editions published in 1993 in 3 languages and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catalogus bij een expositie over de jonge Londense kunstenaars, hun werk en hun kunstzinnige en maatschappelijke opvattingen in de periode 1956-1969
20th century French photography by Agnès de Gouvion Saint-Cyr( Book )

4 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Last romantics : the romantic tradition in British art, Burne-Jones to Stanley Spencer by Burne-Jones to Stanley Spencer (Exhibition) Last romantics : the romantic tradition in British art( Book )

9 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A golden age : art and society in Hungary, 1896-1914 by Gyöngyi Éri( Book )

11 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Panic attack! : art in the punk years( Book )

8 editions published in 2007 in English and German and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This edited work offers a vibrant and powerful visual account of an exciting, innovative period in British and American art. It features the work of 30 leading artists, among them Gilbert & George, Nan Goldin, Derek Jarman and Robert Mapplethorpe
The Edwardian era by Barbican Art Gallery( Book )

9 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The surreal house( Book )

12 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This multi-disciplinary and cross-generational project explores the central importance of the house within surrealism and its legacies. It brings the first surrealists together with contemporary artists, film-makers and architects. Through a strategy of accumulation and poetic contamination, each informs the other."--Back cover
The Americans : new art by Bruce Hainley( Book )

8 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The americans. newart. is the first book to survey the most recent wave of American contemporary art. The book features thirty of the most important artists to have emerged from the USA in the last five years, including some young artists who are just starting to establish their international reputations. The last time the American art scene was so active was in the eighties, which saw the emergence of a brat pack of celebrated artists. This phenomenon died along with the economic boom and international attention turned to other countries - including Britain. However, the wave of American artists that began to emerge in the later nineties is carving out a distinct identity for itself."--Jacket
Chagall to Kitaj : Jewish experience in 20th century art by Avram Kampf( Book )

12 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Udstillingskatalog fra udstilling i Londons Barbican Center om det at være jøde i det 20. århundrede
 
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A bitter truth : avant-garde art and the Great War
Alternative Names
Barbican.

Barbican Art

Barbican Art Centre for Art and Conferences. Barbican Art Gallery

Barbican Art Gallery

Barbican Art Gallery (Londres, Gran Bretanya)

Barbican centre

Barbican Centre Art Gallery

Barbican Centre for Arts and Conferences.

Barbican Centre for Arts and Conferences Barbican Art

Barbican Centre for Arts and Conferences Barbican Art Gallery

Barbican centre Londres Barbican art gallery

Barbican Gallery.

Barbican Gallery London

Barbican gallery Londres

Barbicon Art Galleries.

Exhibit Gallery Barbican.

London Barbican Art Gallery

London (England) Barbican Art Gallery

Londres (Anglaterra). Barbican Art Gallery

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Communicate : independent British graphic design since the sixtiesA bitter truth : avant-garde art and the Great WarThe art of African textiles : technology, tradition, and lurexTina Modotti & Edward Weston : the Mexico yearsVan Gogh in England : portrait of the artist as a young manModern art in Britain, 1910-1914The sixties art scene in LondonThe Last romantics : the romantic tradition in British art, Burne-Jones to Stanley Spencer