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The Pursuit of the real : British figurative painting from Sickert to Bacon

Author: Tim Wilcox; Manchester City Art Gallery.
Publisher: London : Lund Humphries in association with Manchester City Art Gallery, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It attempts to show some of the connections between our most important figurative painters, working today with all the confidence and power of maturity, and those artists who advanced realist painting before the Second World War: Sickert, Bomberg, Spencer and Coldstream. Also includes works by Michael Andrews, Frank Auerbach, Francis Bacon, Lucian Freud, Leon Kossoff, John Lessore, Euan Uglow, and John  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
Named Person: Walter Sickert; David Bomberg; Stanley Spencer, Sir; William Coldstream; Michael Andrews; Frank Auerbach; Francis Bacon; Lucian Freud; Leon Kossoff; John Lessore; Euan Uglow; John Wonnacott
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Wilcox; Manchester City Art Gallery.
ISBN: 085331571X 9780853315711
OCLC Number: 220685310
Notes: British paintings, . history (BNB/PRECIS).
Description: [128] pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: The pursuit of the real / Tim Wilcox --
The possibilities of British realism / Andrew Causey --
From life / Lynda Checketts --
The School of London in Europe / Michael Peppiatt.
Responsibility: edited by Tim Wilcox.

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It attempts to show some of the connections between our most important figurative painters, working today with all the confidence and power of maturity, and those artists who advanced realist painting before the Second World War: Sickert, Bomberg, Spencer and Coldstream. Also includes works by Michael Andrews, Frank Auerbach, Francis Bacon, Lucian Freud, Leon Kossoff, John Lessore, Euan Uglow, and John Wonnacott.--Cf. Editor's preface.

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