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William Gear

Author: John McEwen; William Gear
Publisher: Aldershot, Hampshire ; Burlington, VT : Lund Humphries, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Born in Fife, Scotland, William Gear studied at Edinburgh College of Art. His artistic apprenticeship was distinguished; it featured a travelling scholarship which included a period of study with Fernand Leger in Paris. After serving in the Second World War, Gear pursued his career in earnest and was soon exhibiting his work within the international arena."
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McEwen, John, 1942-
William Gear.
Aldershot, Hampshire ; Burlington, VT : Lund Humphries, ©2003
(OCoLC)607376234
Online version:
McEwen, John, 1942-
William Gear.
Aldershot, Hampshire ; Burlington, VT : Lund Humphries, ©2003
(OCoLC)607743451
Named Person: William Gear; William Gear
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John McEwen; William Gear
ISBN: 0853318670 9780853318675
OCLC Number: 52251464
Description: 128 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Contents: Foreword: Willemijn Stokvis --
Ch. I. Wemyss --
Ch. II. Edinburgh --
Ch. III. War --
Ch. IV. Paris and Cobra --
Ch. V. Buckinghamshire and The Festival of Britain --
Ch. VI. Kent and Eastbourne --
Ch. VII. Birmingham --
Afterword: James Coxson.
Responsibility: John McEwen.
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William Gear (1915-1997) is best known for his work with the CoBrA Group with whom he exhibited in Amsterdam and Copenhagen in 1949. However, beyond this association Gear had a long and successful  Read more...

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'... a very welcome addition to our understanding of later 20th century British modern art. McEwen's text is both lucid and informative and backed by a comprehensive array of illustrations.' Read more...

 
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