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John Martin : apocalypse

Author: John Martin; Martin Myrone; Anna Austen; Tate Britain (Gallery)
Publisher: London : Tate Pub. ; New York : Distributed in the U.S. by Abrams, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"John Martin's spectacular paintings, featuring panoramic scenes of battles, biblical catastrophes and the vastness of nature, moved and astonished viewers in his own day. The legacy of his apocalyptic imagery remains clearly visible today, in art, popular culture and blockbuster cinema. Yet his success was controversial: many critics thought his work vulgar and misguided, and were further confused by Martin;s  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Named Person: John Martin; John Martin; John Martin; John Martin
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Martin; Martin Myrone; Anna Austen; Tate Britain (Gallery)
ISBN: 9781854378897 1854378899
OCLC Number: 751807258
Notes: Published on the occasion of the exhibition at Tate Britain, Sept. 21, 2011-Jan. 15, 2012.
Description: 240 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 27 cm
Contents: John Martin: art, taste, and the spectacle of culture / Martin Myrone --
John Martin as a commercial printmaker / Michael J. Campbell --
The prophet motive? John Martin as a civil engineer / Lars Kokkonen --
Deep time, dragons and dinosaurs / David Bindman --
The abyss that abides / Julie Milne --
Catalogue / Martin Myrone and Anna Austen, with a technical essay by Sarah Maisey.
Other Titles: Apocalypse
Responsibility: edited by Martin Myrone ; with contributions by Anna Austen [and others].

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John Martin (1789-1854) is one of the most extraordinary figures in British art. His large-scale, dramatic paintings, encompassing catastrophe, war, apocalypse and nature on an epic scale, were the  Read more...

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