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The Art Of Duncan Grant

Author : Simon Watney
language : en
Publisher: John Murray Pubs Limited
Release Date : 1990

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Throughout his working life, Duncan Grant experimented with a variety of styles and techniques, from commercial interior decoration to ceramics, print-making and theatre work, as well as easel painting and murals. The overall achievement of Grant's career in all its diversity is presented here.

Duncan Grant

Author : Frances Spalding
language : en
Publisher: Random House
Release Date : 2011-04-30

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The life of the painter and designer Duncan Grant spanned great changes in society and art, from Edwardian Britain to the 1970s, from Alma-Tadema to Gilbert and George. This authoritive biography combines an engrossing narrative with an invaluable assessment of Grant's individual achievement and his place within Bloomsbury and in the wider development of British art. 'Spalding's skill is to sketch out the intricate emotional web against the bright bold untouchable figure of the artist. . . Her achievement is to let that sense of a man living with his craft shine through on every page: the result is an exceptionally honest and warm portrait. ' Financial Times


Author : Duncan Grant
language : en
Publisher: Heretic Books
Release Date : 1989

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An intriguing and very sexy collection of Bloomsbury painter Duncan Grant's personal erotica. Often executed on mere scraps of paper they leave us in absolutely no doubt about his sexual desire. These small drawings can be very beautiful in their depiction of gay sex and also incredibly humorous.

The Art Of Bloomsbury

Author : Richard Shone
language : en
Release Date : 2002-01

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The word Bloomsbury most often summons the novels of Virginia Woolf and E. M. Forster or images of artists and intellectuals debating the hot parlor topics of 1910s and 1920s London: literary aesthetics, agnosticism, defining truth and goodness, and the ideas of Bertrand Russell, A. N. Whitehead, and G. E. Moore. But the Bloomsbury Group also played a prominent role in the development of modernist painting in Britain. The work of artists Vanessa Bell, Duncan Grant, Roger Fry, and their colleagues was often audacious and experimental, and proved to be one of the key influences on twentieth-century British art and design. This catalogue, published to accompany a major international exhibition of the Bloomsbury painters originating at the Tate Gallery in London and traveling to the Yale Center for British Art and the Huntington Art Gallery, provides a new look at the visual side of a movement that is more generally known for its literary production. It traces the artists' development over several decades and assesses their contribution to modernism. Catalogue entries on two hundred works, all illustrated in color, bring out the chief characteristics of Bloomsbury painting--domestic, contemplative, sensuous, and essentially pacific. These are seen in landscapes, portraits, and still lifes set in London, Sussex, and the South of France, as well as in the abstract painting and applied art that placed these artists at the forefront of the avant-garde before the First World War. Portraits of family and friends--from Virginia Woolf and Maynard Keynes to Aldous Huxley and Edith Sitwell--highlight the cultural and social setting of the group. Essays by leading scholars provide further insights into the works and the changing critical reaction to them, exploring friendships and relationships both within and outside of Bloomsbury, as well as the movement's wider social, economic, and political background. With beautiful illustrations and a highly accessible text, this catalogue represents a unique look at this fascinating artistic enclave. In addition to the editor, the contributors are James Beechey and Richard Morphet. Exhibition Schedule: The Tate Gallery, London November 4, 1999-January 30, 2000 The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens San Marino, California The Yale Center for British Art New Haven, Connecticut May 20-September 2, 2000

Bloomsbury Portraits

Author : Richard Shone
language : en
Publisher: Phaidon Incorporated Limited
Release Date : 1993

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Few groups of artists and writers have been the object of as much study as the Bloomsbury group. This book, originally published in 1976, was the first to look at the contribution of the painters of the group, Vanessa Bell (1879-1961) and Duncan Grant (1885-1978), not only within the context of Bloomsbury but also from the wider perspective of modern British art. In a vivid narrative, Richard Shone weaves together the artists' private lives and professional careers during the first decades of this century. He illuminates their friendships within Bloomsbury, notably with the critic and painter Roger Fry, with Virginia Woolf, Lytton Strachey, Maynard Keynes and Lady Ottoline Morrell, and in the world of painting with figures such as Picasso, Derain and Sickert. Chapters are devoted to the artists' early careers, to the advent of the Omega Workshops, the artists' discovery of Charleston (their home in Sussex) and their work as decorative designers between the two World Wars.Bloomsbury Portraits, which received wide acclaim on first publication, has long been out of print. This edition has been revised throughout, and incorporates new information and over 80 colour illustrations. Much of the vividness of the book and its authentic evocation of the Bloomsbury artists' lives and times comes from Shone's first-hand experience of Charleston and his friendship with Duncan Grant in the last years of the painter's life.

With Duncan Grant In Southern Turkey

Author : Paul Roche
language : en
Publisher: Honeyglen Publishing
Release Date : 1982

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This is a poet's journal describing his journey through Southern Turkey with the painter Duncan Grant. He interweaves his account with data from the life and artistic career of Duncan Grant, and reminiscences and anecdotes about the Bloomsbury group.

Principia Ethica

Author : G. E. Moore
language : en
Publisher: Courier Corporation
Release Date : 2012-03-07

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This volume revolutionized philosophy and forever altered the direction of ethical studies. It clarifies some of moral philosophy's most common confusions, redefines the science's terms, and offers compelling arguments.