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Lund Humphries - Celebrating 75 Years of Art Book Publishing

Celebrating 75 Years of Art Book Publishing

An imprint within the Ashgate Publishing Group

Lund Humphries has been a leading publisher of illustrated art books for over 60 years, with a particular reputation in the field of Modern British Art. [More about Lund Humphries]

 

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Recently Published Titles

Sybil Andrews Linocuts
Sybil Andrews Linocuts
Hana Leaper, with a Foreword by Gordon Samuel

Sybil Andrews Linocuts

A Complete Catalogue

Under the inspirational teaching of Claude Flight, Sybil Andrews (1898-1992) found her artistic voice in the form of the linocut − a medium demanding directness and dynamism. Tracing her artistic journey through rural Suffolk, inter-war London and finally provincial Canada, this important publication provides a comprehensive overview of the ...

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Tom Hammick
Tom Hammick
Julian Bell

Tom Hammick

Wall, Window, World

This is the first book to survey the work of painter and printmaker Tom Hammick (b.1963). It sets Hammick's art within the context of contemporary debates about painting while relating it to the two-centuries-old Romantic tradition. Informed by the author’s sustained contact with Hammick over many years, illustrated with over 120 carefully ...

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The Drawings of Barbara Hepworth
The Drawings of Barbara Hepworth
Alan Wilkinson

The Drawings of Barbara Hepworth

Barbara Hepworth (1903−1975), to many the greatest female sculptor in the history of Western art, is widely considered to be one of the most important British artists of the 20th century and a key figure in the development of British modernism. As the first in-depth and fully illustrated survey of Hepworth's drawings and oil paintings in nearly fifty years, which features the most comprehensive selection to date of works from all periods, many of ...

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Barbara Hepworth: The Plasters
Barbara Hepworth: The Plasters
Edited by Sophie Bowness with contributions by Sophie Bowness, David Chipperfield, Frances Guy, Jackie Heuman, Tessa Jackson, Simon Wallis and Gordon Watson

Barbara Hepworth: The Plasters

The Gift to Wakefield

Newly published in paperback to coincide with the Barbara Hepworth retrospective exhibition at Tate Britain in 2015, this fascinating book combines a fully illustrated catalogue of the sculptor's surviving prototypes in plaster (and a number also in aluminium and wood), generously gifted to The Hepworth Wakefield by the Hepworth Estate, with ...

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Forthcoming Titles

A Kurt Jackson Bestiary
A Kurt Jackson Bestiary
Kurt Jackson with a foreword by John Krebs and an introduction by Charlotte Mullins

A Kurt Jackson Bestiary

Natural history and art have been life-long preoccupations of the leading British painter Kurt Jackson (b.1961). For this book, Jackson has returned to zoology, the subject he studied at university, to create a beautiful bestiary: a body of work about fauna. Combining stunning imagery with commentaries and poems written by the artist, the book boasts fascinating insights into Jackson's working life, and makes a perfect companion to both Kurt Jackson ...

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The Art of David Jones
The Art of David Jones
Ariane Bankes and Paul Hills

The Art of David Jones

Vision and Memory

This book offers a concise and highly readable account of the visual art of David Jones (1895-1974). It challenges the simplistic view of Jones as an outsider or an eccentric, exploring his work instead in relation to the wider cultural and intellectual climate of his times.

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Eileen Gray
Eileen Gray
Peter Adam and Andrew Lambirth

Eileen Gray

The Private Painter

Irish-born designer Eileen Gray (1878-1976) is widely known today as a pioneer of both Art Deco and Modernism. In a career spanning 80 years she she produced innovative designs for furniture, lighting, carpets, interiors and architecture. Much less well known is that throughout her life as a designer and an architect she never stopped producing ...

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Art and the War at Sea
Art and the War at Sea
Edited by Christine Riding

Art and the War at Sea

1914-1945

While many publications have engaged with the events, artists and poets associated with war fought on land, the cultural history of the war at sea has been neglected. This original book, which draws on the rich archives held at the National Maritime Museum, London, redresses this imbalance by being the first study to focus on the art of war ...

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