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Handbook of Modern British Painting and Printmaking 1900-1990by Alan Windsor
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The Handbook of Modern British Painting and Printmaking 1900-1990 is designed for people who enjoy, study and buy British art. The only portable dictionary-style guide to the life and work of modern British painters and printmakers, the book provides information on some 2,000 artists, as well as entries on schools of art, museums, galleries and collections, societies and groups, and critics and patrons who have influenced the development of modern art in Britain.<P>Compiled by scholars, the entries are cross-referenced and each concise biographical outline provides the relevant facts about the artist's life, a brief characterization of the artist's work, and major bibliographic references. Wherever possible, suggestions for further reading are cited.
This handbook has been designed for people who enjoy, study and buy British art. It provides information on 2000 artists, as well as entries on schools of art, galleries and collections who have influenced the development of modern art in Britain.
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