Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - Kyffin Williams by Rian Evans

In Kyffin Williams' centenary year, this monograph examines the life and art of a man who, as a Royal Academician, achieved both professional success and a remarkable popular appeal. Best known for his rendering of the Welsh landscape, his use of thick impasto paint in blocks of often sombre colors brilliantly conjure the rugged terrain. In a career which spanned some six decades, the inspiration Williams drew from the topography of his homeland never diminished and he worked prolifically - a conservative estimate suggests that he produced some 6500 paintings. This passionate commitment to his craft was central to his character and helps us to understand his creative makeup in turn. Including discussion of his fine collection of portraits, this publication provides an indepth overview of Williams' career and probes areas of inspiration - specifically a European aesthetic - which has been inadequately explored to date. Featuring some of the finest examples of his impressive oeuvre, this book - scholarly robust and visually enticing - is an essential addition to the libraries of all those who appreciate the work of this important painter.

Buy Kyffin Williams by Rian Evans from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781848222403
ISBN-10: 1848222408
Format: Hardback
(270mm x 249mm x mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: Lund Humphries Publishers Ltd
Publisher: Lund Humphries Publishers Ltd
Publish Date: 20-Apr-2018
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Book Reviews - Kyffin Williams by Rian Evans

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Kyffin Williams book by Rian Evans 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!)

Author Biography - Rian Evans

Rian Evans is a writer and critic. She has written about Kyffin Williams previously and was most recently the editor of the Collected Poems of John Ormond. Nicholas Sinclair is a photographer and was godson to Kyffin Williams. He has been active in promoting Kyffin Williams' career since the artist's death and photographed many of the works illustrated in this publication.

Books By Rian Evans

Faith of Our Mothers, Living Still by Rian Evans
Hardback, October 2017
$95.09 $99.05
Healing Liturgies for the Seasons of Life by Rian Evans
Hardback, February 2004
$105.65 $110.05
Is God Still at the Bedside? by Rian Evans
Paperback / softback, January 2011
$63.39 $66.03
Redeeming Marketplace Medicine by Rian Evans
Paperback / softback, January 2008
$52.83 $55.03