Ben Nicholson - The Vicious Circles of his Life & Art

By: Checkland, Sarah Jane

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Grey hardcover with titles in silver on spine. Condition: Good, binding sound, no inscriptions. Light foxing to endpapers. Dustjacket condition: Good, with light shelfwear. Not price-clipped. 486pp. 38 b/w illustrations. Good reading copy. The first biography of Ben Nicholson (1894-1982), leading light of the British modern movement. Instrumental in forging a bridge between retrograde London and members of the Paris avant-garde in the thirties, including Georges Braque, Piet Mondrian, Naum Gabo and Kandinsky, married to Winifred Nicholson and Barbara Hepworth and virtual artist king of the Cornish fishing town of St.Ives, Sarah Jane Checkland provides a fasincating account not only of Nicholson's life but also of his friendships - and feuds - with many of the biggest names in twentieth century art.

Title: Ben Nicholson - The Vicious Circles of his Life & Art

Author Name: Checkland, Sarah Jane

Categories: British Art (20th/21st Century),

Publisher: London, John Murray: 2000

ISBN Number: 071955456X

ISBN Number 13: 9780719554568

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: Good

Type: Book

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 006601

Keywords: hepworth, st.ives, patrick heron, alfred wallis, winifred nicholson,