The Painter and Sculptor: A journal of the Visual Arts…

The Painter and Sculptor: A journal of the Visual Arts Volumes 1-5 all published

London Painter and Sculptor Press, 7 Monstserrat Road S W 15 1958

20 issues in total. Unbound. First issue has Cecil Collins image on upper wrapper and includes article by Katherine Raine about him. And also a piece on Peter Lanyon. The aim of the magazine is set out on the first page of issue 1 and objectives included that it was to be a meeting ground between poet and painter, sculptor and architect and would include makes of creative films. Subscription form fixed into issue I and some others, as a removable ticket. All very good. The last issue includes an index to the whole series and also includes "A message to the Readers of Painter & Sculptor" assessing that in the last five years the journal included 574 reproductions, 109 articles and 35 poems. with a distribution to over 50 countries.. A Unique historical record of this early post war period. Flicking through these some of the sculptors featured are Gordon Baldwin, Morley Trowman, Liptchitz, Jochim Karsh, Vida Yocic, Reg Butler. Painters and illustrators include Robert Colquohoun, John Craxton, Peter Lanyon, Ben Shahn and many others. From Volume IV no 3, the illustrations include some colour ones and have colour illustrations on upper wrappers. Each issue is c 30+ pages and includes period ads. Patrick Hayman essentially gave up editing the journal to spend more time on his own painting output. Patrick Hayman worked in a variety of media including painting, drawing and three-dimensional constructions as well as poetry and this journal reveals, as much as anything, his own interests.

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