It includes already been a fantastic year for Modern English Art publications ranging from the very best in British Design to long awaited monographs on renowned masters of modern artwork in Britain. Monografias Prontas
The highly anticipated John Piper in Kent & Sussex focuses on Pipers love of the British Landscape. With contributions by acclaimed experts including Alexandra Harris, David Heathcote and Richard Ingrams this title explores the full breadth of Pipers art including the marked glass and church vestment works produced for the Romney Marsh Churches and the popular Chichester Tall Tapestry commission. Some of Pipers most important works were produced in Kent & Sussex, and for those with a specific interest in Sussex includes distinctive works from the collection at Pallant House Photo gallery.
John Piper in Kent & Sussex is a must for both Piper fans, and those enthusiastic about art works associated with the Sussex and Kent Landscape.
Following the success of the recent magazines on Ravilious – Ravilious in Pictures and Ravilious at War, the third volume in the three set has been published. Ravilious in Pictures: A Nation Life features twenty-two beautiful watercolours painted in north-west Essex and the seacoast. Accompanying essays by Wayne Russell explore the artist’s home life, introducing the people and places this individual know around the neighborhoods of chateau, Hedingham and Great Bardfield, and offering insights in to the culture and customs of 1930s Britain.
For those with a passion for design there have been completely a number of comprehensive books published.
The revised and updated version of Lesley Jackson’s Robin the boy wonder & Lucienne Day: Leaders of Contemporary Design and A Symbol for the Festival: Abram Games and the Festival of The united kingdom by Naomi Games are simply a taste of the collection of design guides released in 2011.
Equally books celebrate British design at its best and coincide with the 60th Anniversary of the Festivity of england and the current revival appealing in post-war art and design.
For those considering post-war British painting, the long awaited and first ever before full-scale monograph on Steve Craxton, written by Ian Collins will be made welcome. Illustrated throughout in coloring, this book produces in life his paintings from the early neo-romantic pastoral pieces to the attractive paintings inspired by Crete. The book examines Craxton’s natural part in post-war British art and protects his early relationship with Lucian Freud. It also looks at his wonderful work for ballet and book designs.