Synopses & Reviews
- A rare glimpse inside the Bloomsbury group - the circle of artists and writers that dominated English cultural life in the early 20th century
- Profiles the lives and careers of Vanessa Bell (1879-1961) and Duncan Grant (1885-1978), the two painters in the Bloomsbury group
- Examines their work both within the context of Bloomsbury and from the wider perspective of modern British art
- Discusses their interactions with the personalities of their time, from Virginia Woolf and Lytton Strachey to Picasso, Deraln and Sickert
The Bloomsbury painters and their circle greatly influenced British artistic taste during the early decades of this century. This revised edition attempts to dispel many of the myths and misconceptions that have surrounded their work.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-268) and index.