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The pursuit of the real : British figurative printing from Sickertto 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: Catalogs
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Wilcox; Manchester City Art Gallery.
ISBN: 085331571X 9780853315711
OCLC Number: 60001026
Notes: Published to accompany an exhibition held at Manchester City Art Gallery, Manchester, 1990, The Barbican Art Gallery, London, 1990, and Glasgow City Art Gallery, Glasgow, 1990.
Description: 127 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 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 ; with essays by Andrew Causey, Lynda Checketts and Michael Peppiatt.

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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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