Princeton University Library Catalog

Stanley Spencer : a twentieth-century British master / edited by Richard Heathcote and Anna Jug.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Adelaide, South Australia : Wakefield Press, 2016.
Description:
99 pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm
Summary note:
Stanley Spencer (1891-1959) is one of Britain's most significant twentieth-century painters. His extraordinary output of portraits, complex figure compositions and religious masterpieces stands comparison with the European greats of his time. Spencer was most famous (and occasionally infamous) for his celebration and immortalisation of his home village of Cookham and his fusion of the menial and the miraculous. Sex and saints, dirt and angels, the sacred and the profane: all these were melded together by his extraordinary sense of pattern and design. Although he never visited the antipodes, Spencer's work is in every major institution throughout Australia and New Zealand. Here, the impact of his work on these collections is explored for the first time.
Notes:
Issued on the occasion of the exhibition held in 2016 at Carrick Hill House in Adelaide, South Australia.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 98-99).
Contents:
Stanley Spencer : painter, writer, visionary / Paul Gough -- Spencer in Australia : an antipodean market / Anna Jug -- Cookham to Adelaide : collections and connections / Richard Heaathcote -- Rendering nature : in the beginning / Richard Heathcote -- Figuring Spencer / Ted Gott -- Catalogue of exhibited works ; Chronology / Jane Hylton and Anna Jug.
Subject(s):
Spencer, Stanley, Sir, 1891-1959Exhibitions [Browse]
Form/​Genre:
Exhibition catalogs.
Contains:
ISBN:
  • 1743054327
  • 9781743054321
OCLC:
951926887
Editor:
Host institution:
RCP:
C - S