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Ben Nicholson

Lynton, Norbert; Nicholson, Ben

ISBN 10: 0714828130 / ISBN 13: 9780714828138
Published by Phaidon Inc Ltd, 1993
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Title: Ben Nicholson

Publisher: Phaidon Inc Ltd

Publication Date: 1993

Binding: Clothbound Hardcover

Book Condition:New

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

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Ben Nicholson (1894-1982) was one of the greatest artists of the twentieth century. A pioneer of abstract art in Britain, he first came to prominence with his famous 'white reliefs', but he also maintained a lifelong attachment to landscape and still-life forms and - in an astounding career of over 60 years - produced a remarkable range of carved reliefs, paintings, drawings and prints. Norbert Lynton's subtle and sensitive study - the first full-length, comprehensive monograph on the artist's life and work - was originally published in 1993 in a large edition with many supplementary illustrations. It has remained a landmark edition since then, as it takes the reader on a journey through Nicholson's evolution as a painter and maturation as an artist across a series of fascinating phases. Ben Nicholson came from a dynasty of artists, and left behind him a legacy of artistic breakthroughs, touching upon an almost scientific approach to painting. This volume signifies the definitive work on the painter and printer, introducing this extraordinary artist and character.

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Norbert Lynton is a distinguished art historian, lecturer, teacher and critic. From 1975 to 1989 he was Professor of History of Art at the University of Sussex.

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