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Howgate, Sarah

Works: 16 works in 79 publications in 3 languages and 2,864 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  Catalogs  Biography  History  Portraits 
Roles: Author, Contributor, Author of introduction, Editor
Classifications: N6797.H57, 759.2
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Sarah Howgate
David Hockney : portraits by Marco Livingstone( Book )
20 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"David Hockney (b. 1937) is one of the most significant artists exploring and pushing the boundaries of figurative art today. Hockney has been engaged with portraiture since his teenage years, when he painted Portrait of my Father (1955), and his self-portraits and depictions of family, lovers, and friends represent an intimate visual diary of the artist's life." "This illustrated book examines Hockney's portraits in all media - painting, drawing, photographs, and prints - and has been produced in close collaboration with the artist. Featured subjects include members of Hockney's family and private circle, as well as portraits of such artists and cultural figures as Lucian Freud, Francesco Clemente, R. B. Kitaj, Helmut Newton, Lawrence Weschler, and W. H. Auden. The authors reveal how Hockney's creative development and concerns about representation can be traced through his portrait work: from his battle with naturalism to his experimentation with and later rejection of photography, and from his recent camera lucida drawings to his return to painting from life in oil." "Featuring more than 250 works from the past fifty years, David Hockney Portraits illustrates not only the fascinating range of Hockney's creative practice but also the unique and cyclical nature of his artistic concerns."--BOOK JACKET
The portrait now by Sandy Nairne( Book )
8 editions published in 2006 in English and German and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides a collection of contemporary portraits from around the world
Lucian Freud portraits by Sarah Howgate( Book )
22 editions published in 2012 in English and French and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Portraits were central to the work of Lucian Freud (1922-2011). Working only from life, the artists claimed, "I could never put anything into a picture that wasn't actually there in front of me." This major retrospective catalogue surveys Freud's portraits across the seven decades of his career. Featuring the finest portraits from public and private collections around the world, the book explores the stylistic development and remarkable technical virtuosity of an artist regarded as one of the most innovative figurative painters the medium has known. Freud's chosen subjects were often his intimates--family members, friends, and artistic colleagues such as Frank Auerbach, Francis Bacon, Leigh Bowery, and David Hockney. Freud was a private man who rarely gave interviews, and his thoughts on the complex relationship between artist and sitter and the challenges of painting nudes and self-portraits are published here for the first time, documented in a series of interviews with Michael Auping, conducted between May 2009 and January 2011. An illustrated chronology of the artist's life provides fascinating insights into Freud's background as a grandson of Sigmund Freud, and his unorthodox artistic education
Lucian Freud : painting people by Lucian Freud( Book )
7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This beautifully illustrated book features fifty of Lucian Freud's portraits and figure paintings, offering an excellent introduction to the work of one of the most innovative figurative artists of the 20th century. Arranged chronologically and ranging over seven decades, from the early 1940s to Freud's death in July of 2011, the book features Freud's portraits of subjects including Kitty Garman and Lady Caroline Blackwood, both of whom were married to the artist; his mother, Lucie Freud; friends and colleagues Martin Gayford and David Hockney; and more formal portraits of subjects including Andrew Parker Bowles and Baron Thyssen-Bornemisza."--
21st century portraits by Andrew Graham-Dixon( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With over 150 illustrations from fifty artists, '21st Century Portraits' explores new developments in the representation of the human form and face as well as the continuing appeal of commissioned portraiture. The selection of portraits features cutting-edge new work from the international art community, and reflects an increasing interest in identity worldwide
Alex Katz : portraits by Alex Katz( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alex Katz (b.1927) is one of the most prominent artists of his generation. Often described as a 'painter's painter', his influence is widely felt with many of today's most successful painters from Peter Doig to Elizabeth Peyton acknowledging their debt to his work. Setting his work in the context of the National Portrait Gallery, London creates a new opportunity to consider Katz's work alongside other portrait painters of the 20th and 21st centuries. Katz's distinctive portraits are informed by his interest in billboards and his familiarity with the process of physical enlargement. His minimal aesthetic, with pristine flat surfaces and economy of line, was developed in the 1950s and was at the time both an anticipation of Pop Art and a reaction to the prevalence of Abstract Expressionism, though he chose to work independently of both movements
The many faces of Jonathan Yeo ( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jonathan Yeo (born 1970) is one of Britain's best-known portrait painters. Over more than a decade, he has gained an international reputation for painting some of the most famous faces of our age: Nicole Kidman, Dennis Hopper, Kevin Spacey, Stephen Fry, Damien Hirst, Sienna Miller, Rupert Murdoch, Grayson Perry, Tony Blair and Prince Philip are just a selection of the many household names who have sat for Yeo. Renowned for his distinctive, highly figurative canvases and controversial collages, he employs a range of media and techniques to create a diverse body of work that expands the traditions of portraiture while examining contemporary perceptions of beauty, celebrity and power. Coinciding with a retrospective exhibition at London's National Portrait Gallery, The Many Faces of Jonathan Yeo is the first major publication on the artist. Featuring his most popular paintings, drawings, collages and prints, the book also presents several new canvases made especially for the show. Alongside his intimate portraits of well-known sitters are dramatic and unsettling studies of cosmetic surgery patients that document the compulsive and painful pursuit of physical perfection. Dozens of studio shots and photographs of works in progress reveal Yeo's working practice and chart the process of creating individual portraits. Numerous contributions from his subjects lift the lid on what it is like to be scrutinized by the artist's exacting, forensic eye and to have oneself captured on canvas
A guide to contemporary portraits by Sarah Howgate( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lucian Freud - Porträts by Sarah Howgate( Book )
4 editions published in 2012 in German and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
David Hockney : a bigger exhibition by David Hockney( Book )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Den engelske kunstner David Hockneys nye værker, nogle skabt på iPad og iPhone
Alex Katz portraits by Alex Katz( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
British abstract art ( Book )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In conversation with Alex Katz by Sarah Howgate( )
in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
portraits by Sarah Howgate( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Lucian Freud was one of the world's greatest realist painters. This new authoritative survey of his portraits and figure paintings explores his work across seven decades, from the early 1940s to his death in 2011
Toujours tingo : more extraordinary words to change the way we see the world by Adam Jacot de Boinod( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
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English (68)
German (5)
French (5)