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Peter Lanyon
Chris Stephens
1901785041
August 2001
Hardcover
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Book Description
The definitive book on Peter Lanyon, Britain's most innovative landscape painter since World War II. According to Nicholas Serota, Director of the Tate Gallery, "His powerful paintings...placed him at the forefront of abstract painting...during the late '50s and the early '60s." Essay by Chris Stephens. 70 color and 38 b&w. 8 x 10 in.


Peter Lanyon (St. Ives Artists Series)
Margaret Garlake
1854372262
April 1998
Paperback
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Peter Lanyon
Andrew Causey
1861892756
Apr 2006
Paperback
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Book Description
British painter Peter Lanyon transformed the art of landscape, rescuing it from picturesque depictions of the English countryside and resituating it as an art form capable of expressing radical ideas. The old European tradition of landscape—mostly concerned with ownership and leisure and not the daily life of the working class—was of no interest to Lanyon. His work instead reframed the consequences of war and industrialization upon a rapidly changing coastal landscape. In Peter Lanyon, Andrew Causey sets out to explain just how this transformation occurred. Lanyon’s family resided in West Cornwall for generations, and Causey asserts that the artist’s concern with regional identity, along with his resistance to what he saw as a history of outsider exploitation of St. Ives and the...


Drawings of Peter Lanyon
Margaret Garlake
0754603164
December 2003
Hardcover
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Death Comes Easy: The Gay Times Book of Murder Stories
Peter Burton (Editor)
190285246X
December 2003
Paperback
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Book Description
From the Roman Empire to the Far East and from a dangerously repressed priest to strangers on a plane, these stories know no boundaries in their pursuit of violent killers and bloody endings.This vividly imagined collection includes authors known for their stories of murder and mayhem and others who are new to the tradition. It opens with a lively introduction by Lambda-nominated editor Peter Burton.Contributors include: Perry Brass, Hugh Fleetwood, Patrick Gale, Drew Gummerson, Francis King, Josh Lanyon, Felice Picano, Steven Saylor and Michael Wilcox.Praise for Bend Sinister: The Gay Times Book of Disturbing Stories:"Meaty."-Stonewall News Northwest"A collection of startling originality . . . a welcome -addition to the canon of gay literature."-City Life"[An] excellent anthology of horror, fantasy and crime . . . a...

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