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A blog dedicated to Modern British Art from Lund Humphries, the leading publisher of books on the subject.
In the early 1960s, Alan Bowness became an informal editorial adviser to Lund Humphries and a regular author, contributing to the development of a growing programme of monographs and catalogues on contemporary artists in the period following the death in 1959 of Lund Humphries chairman Peter Gregory. It was a role in which Alan was to continue for nearly 40 years.
Posted onValerie Holman rounds off a year of Lund Humphries anniversary celebrations with a selection of the company’s highlights and successes of the past 75 years. To celebrate 75 years of art publishing, every month this year a Lund Humphries author has focused on a single ‘landmark’ publication from the firm’s long list, bringing to light the stories behind […]
Lund Humphries Landmarks – William Scott: Paintings, edited and introduced by Alan Bowness, with contributions from Michel Ragon and Werner Schmalenbach (1964)
Posted onFrances Spalding discusses the modern ‘cool’ of Lund Humphries’ 1960s monograph on William Scott and reflects on the cementing of the artist’s style in the preceding decade. This monograph followed the format laid down by the first Lund Humphries monograph in 1944, but its style belongs very definitely to the 1960s. The typeface chosen is […]
Posted onAs spring, sun and long, light days finally arrive in England in time for a bank-holiday week-end, city-dwellers take off westwards in search of surf, sand and wide open skies. To mark the arrival of a new season of holidaymakers in Cornwall, Belgrave St Ives launch their annual St Ives exhibition 2013 this week-end. It’s packed full of work by the group of […]
Posted onFebruary might be the shortest month of the year, but it’s certainly not the quietest where exhibitions are concerned. Moreover, there’s real variety amongst the shows opening this month, with poster designs, photographs and prints making it onto the billing alongside paintings and drawings. In London, Poster Art 150 opens on Friday 15 February and runs […]
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