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The sculpture of Gertrude Hermes

Author: Jane Hill; Gertrude Hermes; Henry Moore Foundation.
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey ; Burlington, VT : Lund Humphries ; Much Hadham, Hertfordshire : Henry Moore Foundation, 2011.
Series: British sculptors and sculpture series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A graduate of Leon Underwood's Brook Green School of Art in London, Gertrude Hermes (1901-83) trained as a painter and sculptor. Hermes and her husband, Blair Hughes-Stanton, who she met at Brook Green, went on to become leading lights in the early twentieth-century's wood-engraving revival. Although their marriage was short-lived, their exuberant visual inventions for Bunyan;s 'The Pilgrim's Progress' and T.E.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Catalogs
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Gertrude Hermes; Gertrude Hermes; Gertrude Hermes; Gertrude Hermes
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Hill; Gertrude Hermes; Henry Moore Foundation.
ISBN: 0853318654 9780853318651
OCLC Number: 56648477
Description: 152 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: Paper scissors stone. Milieus and group practices --
Themes and materials --
Modern English ornament. Artist designers of the every-day things of life --
The artisit craftworker --
Worlds within worlds. The human clay --
Art educators and progressive thinkers --
Cheer to the echo. The harvest of a quiet eye.
Series Title: British sculptors and sculpture series.
Responsibility: Jane Hill.
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The Sculpture of Gertrude Hermes presents for the first time a full analysis of the artist's entire sculptural oeuvre. Along with a comprehensive catalogue of Hermes' works, Jane Hill provides a full  Read more...

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