Princeton University Library Catalog

Kenneth Clark : life, art and Civilisation / James Stourton.

Author:
Stourton, James [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2016.
  • ©2016
Εdition:
First United States edition.
Description:
xvii, 478 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 417-459) and index.
Contents:
"K" -- Aesthete's progress -- Edwardian childhood -- Winchester -- Oxford -- Florence, and love -- BB -- The gothic revival -- The Italian exhibition -- The Ashmolean -- The National Gallery -- Appointment and trustees -- By royal command -- The Great Clerk Room -- Running the Gallery -- Lecturing and Leonardo -- Director versus staff -- The listener and the artist -- World War II -- Packing up: "Bury them in the bowels of the earth" -- The National Gallery at war -- The Ministry of Information -- Artists at war -- The home front -- The best for the most -- Arts Panjandrum -- Writing and lecturing -- Upper terrace -- Town and country -- The naked and the nude -- Television -- Inventing independent television: "a vital vulgarity" -- The early television programmes -- Saltwood 1953-68 -- Saltwood: the private man -- Public man: the 1960s -- Civilisation -- Civilisation: the background -- The making of Civilisation -- Civilisation and its discontents -- Apotheosis: Lord Clark of Civilisation -- Lord Clark of Civilisation -- Lord Clark of suburbia -- Another part of the wood -- Last years and Nolwen.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
  • Biographies.
  • Biography.
ISBN:
  • 9780385351171 ((hardback))
  • 0385351178 ((hardback))
  • ((ebook))
LCCN:
2016940293
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