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John Minton : dance till the stars come down

Author: Frances Spalding
Publisher: Aldershot : Lund Humphries, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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John Minton (1917-57) was an artist, a Bohemian and, in his own lifetime, a myth. By the early 1950s he had become the most admired and influential illustrator of his day. Frances Spalding's  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Spalding, Frances, 1950-
John Minton.
Aldershot : Lund Humphries, 2005
(OCoLC)607728514
Named Person: John Minton; John Minton
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frances Spalding
ISBN: 0853319189 9780853319184
OCLC Number: 60961402
Notes: Previously published as: Dance till the stars come down: a biography of John Minton. London : Hodder & Stoughton, 1991.
Description: xi, 276 pages, [48] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Background and schooldays --
2. Art school and Paris --
3. A complete and fixed expression of the living --
4. Revelling by night --
5. Johnny's circus --
6. Mad tearful gaiety --
7. The hopkin myth --
8. Now cracks a noble heart --
App. Public collections holding work by John Minton --
App. John Minton : principal exhibitions --
App. Books illustrated by John Minton --
App. Book jackets designed by John Minton.
Responsibility: Frances Spalding.

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'... deeply attractive biography. A sensitive book to my mind and as interesting to the student of art as it is to the lay reader and the art historian and a book not to be missed.' Richard Edmunds, Read more...

 
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