Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

sign up for Boomerang Books BulletinGet Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - Sickert by Wendy Baron

Walter Richard Sickert (1860-1942) was an artist of prodigious creativity. For sixty years, in his roles as painter, teacher, and polemicist, he was a source of inspiration and influence to successive generations of British painters. With his roots in the Victorian era, Sickert broke all taboos. He was uncompromisingly truthful, revealing beauty in the squalid as in the sublime: in cockney music halls, the crumbling streets of Dieppe, the grand sites of Venice, and the low-life of Camden Town. Decades before Warhol, he exploited the potential of photo-based imagery and of studio production lines to create iconic portraits of the grandees of theatrical, social, and political life. This catalogue is divided into two parts: essay chapters describe Sickert's chronology in terms of stylistic and technical development, and a fully illustrated catalogue presents more than 2800 drawings and paintings, many of which have never been published before.

Buy Sickert by Wendy Baron from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780300111293
ISBN-10: 0300111290
Format: Hardback
(311mm x 248mm x 42mm)
Pages: 544
Imprint: Yale University Press
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publish Date: 17-Oct-2006
Country of Publication: United States

Other Editions - Sickert by Wendy Baron

Book Reviews - Sickert by Wendy Baron

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Sickert book by Wendy Baron and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review

Author Biography - Wendy Baron

Wendy Baron was formerly director of the British Government Art Collection. She is co-author of Sickert: Paintings, published by Yale University Press.

Books By Wendy Baron

Keys to the Elementary Classroom by Wendy Baron
Paperback, December 2014
Art of Jeremy Gardiner by Wendy Baron
Hardback, January 2013
William Nicholson by Wendy Baron
Hardback, September 2011