Art

  • 11 Los Angeles Artists by TUCHMAN, Maurice and LIVINGSTON, Jane [ Curators ]
    TUCHMAN, Maurice and LIVINGSTON, Jane [ Curators ]
    11 Los Angeles Artists

    London Whitechapel 1971

    Unpagnated c40pp 98 numbers described, some illustrated in colour and b/w. 4to. Decorated wrappers. T These a little worn with some foxing on lower wrapper. The First European Exhibition of Art from Los Angeles. 11 Los Angeles Artists was curated by Maurice Tuchman and Jane Livingston from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. The exhibition featured the work of a 'small diverse group of artists', many of them only recently out of art school. Some of these younger artists, including Larry Bell, Robert Irwin, John McLaughlin, Bruce Nauman, Ed Ruscha and William Wegman, were little known in the US outside a small number of alternative galleries. Held at the almost new Hayward Gallery on London's…

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    London Whitechapel 1971

    Unpagnated c40pp 98 numbers described, some illustrated in colour and b/w. 4to. Decorated wrappers. T These a little worn with some foxing on lower wrapper. The First European Exhibition of Art from Los Angeles. 11 Los Angeles Artists was curated by Maurice Tuchman and Jane Livingston from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. The exhibition featured the work of a 'small diverse group of artists', many of them only recently out of art school. Some of these younger artists, including Larry Bell, Robert Irwin, John McLaughlin, Bruce Nauman, Ed Ruscha and William Wegman, were little known in the US outside a small number of alternative galleries. Held at the almost new Hayward Gallery on London's South Bank.

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    Stock ID: 20772
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  • 5 Devon Potters by Signed by all five potters DAVIES, Peter
    Signed by all five potters DAVIES, Peter
    5 Devon Potters

    Produced by Jones & Palmer Ltd nd 2004

    96pp, with full page colour illustrations of the pots featured. 4to. Cloth bound. Very good with dust wrapper. Introduction by Tanya Harrod. Photography by Chris Chapman. Features the work of Svend Bayer, Bruce Chivers, Clive Bowen, Nic Collins, Tim Andrews. Beautifully produced study of contemporary ceramics.

    Stock ID: 20833
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  • WARHOL, Andy.
    A By Andy Warhol

    Grove Press, Inc, 1968

    First edition. First printing 451pp Dust jacket and edges shows shelf wear and has a number of short tears along top edge. Not price clipped but inner flap has been creased. Cloth a little faded along lower edge. he Pop Art legend's first novel, consisting of transcriptions of conversations between the author and Factory-figure Ondine. From the collection of Eduardo Paolozzi but without his ownership signature. Slight musty smell.

    Stock ID: 20830
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  • Bill Brandt/Henry Moore by DROTH, Martina and MESSIER, Paul. (edited by)
    DROTH, Martina and MESSIER, Paul. (edited by)
    Bill Brandt/Henry Moore

    London Yale Univeristy Press 2020

    256 pages, 9 3/4 x 13 285 colour + b/w illustrations Hardback with dust wrapper..A close look at the work, relationship, and shared influences of two masterful 20th-century artists.

    Stock ID: 20820
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  • Birds by FEDDEN, Mary.
    FEDDEN, Mary.
    Birds

    The Windrush Press 1999

    29pp Forward by Mel Gooding. A wonderful collection of water colours and oil paintings by Mary Fedden, all inspired by one of her favourite subjects-birds-all in full colour. Very good with dust wrapper.

    Stock ID: 20832
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  • Chinese Ceramics from SIr Alan Barlow's Collection by [CHINESES CERAMICS] GRAY, Basil [intoduction]
    [CHINESES CERAMICS] GRAY, Basil [intoduction]
    Chinese Ceramics from SIr Alan Barlow's Collection

    London The Arts Council 1953

    16pp. Printed by Lund Humphries. Beautiful string tied paper wrappers over printed with red lettered titles. 69 items listed. Blind stamped ownership stamp of Harry Horlock Stringer at Taggs Yard. On verso of wrapper drawing in pencil by Harry of an owl shaped chimney with not in pen "Drawing for Chimney for Cottage in Taggs Yard it was also my first pot thrown at the Fulham Pottery."

    Stock ID: 20835
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  • Constructions by FRAYN, Michael.
    FRAYN, Michael.
    Constructions

    London Wildwood House 1974

    First edition. Unpaginated. 309 "Constructions" Silver overprinted laminated boards. Pages a little sge darkened else very good. With Eduardo Paolozzi's bookplate. Explores some of the great problems in philosophy and of everyday life.

    Stock ID: 20597
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  • KING, Jessie M.
    Dwellings of an Old World Town A Book of drawings in black & White by Jessie M King.

    London and Glasgow Gowans and Gray Ltd 1909

    51pp. With title and contents page decorations and twenty-four black and white drawings, one of which is repurposed and reproduced in colour on the upper wrapper. Colour-decorated wrappers Small, slim 8vo. The wrappers just a little dust soiled and rubbed on spine. End paper and list of contents page also a little dusty.

    Stock ID: 20778
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  • Ed Kluz: by (ED KLUZ) Knox, Tim HORSFALL TURNER, Olivia.
    (ED KLUZ) Knox, Tim HORSFALL TURNER, Olivia.
    Ed Kluz: The Lost House Revisited

    London Merrell 2017

    Foreword by John Harris. 192 pages 200 illustrations. 4to. Red boards with illustrated dust wrapper. Stunning publication which illustrates Ed Kluz's paintings with commentaries by the authors on the houses featured and lost country houses in general.

    Stock ID: 20659
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  • Exhibitions at Corsham Court and Beechfield by BATH ACADEMY OF ART
    BATH ACADEMY OF ART
    Exhibitions at Corsham Court and Beechfield

    At the Bath Academy of Arts 1964

    Unpaginated.20pp Black and white paper wrappers. Roneo typed pages and b/w illustrated internal pages on grey paper. Folded imperial paper. Stapled. Lord Methuen - the artist Paul Ayshford - established the Academy at his home, Corsham Court, Wiltshire, in 1946. The first directors were Clifford and Rosemary Ellis, and the early syllabus included printmaking, film, music and drama, in addition to the basic subjects of painting and sculpture. The 1964 catalogues features works selected by Gillian Ayres, Martin Froy and others. Lovely ephemeral catalogue of student work from this progressive Liberal Arts College.

    Stock ID: 20824
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  • Fads and Fancies by SUTTON, Denys. [ with an introducction by Kenneth Clark ]
    SUTTON, Denys. [ with an introducction by Kenneth Clark ]
    Fads and Fancies

    Salisbury Michael Russell Publishing 1980

    240pp illustrated with b/w and colour plates. 4to. Very good with worn and slightly chipped dust wrapper. Inscribed and signed by Eduardo Paolozzi to Robin Spencer, "For Robin from EP Dec 1980" Eighteen illustrated essays which first appeared in Apollo Magazine

    Stock ID: 20599
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  • Highland Stoneware by HASLAM, Malcolm
    HASLAM, Malcolm
    Highland Stoneware The first twenty five years of a Scottish Pottery

    Beauchamp Richard Dennis 1991

    112pp illustrated with colour and b/w plates. Tall 4to. Fine copy with dust wrapper and decorated end papers . Signed dedication copy from the author to Eduardo Paolozzi with best wishes inscription on the title page. Published to mark the 25th anniversary of this pottery situated in the far north of Scotland.

    Stock ID: 20577
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  • ( POP ART SHOW - GRABOWSKI GALLERY) REICHARDT Jasia (introduction)
    Image in Progress

    London Grabowski 1962

    21pp illustrated with 11 black and white plates. Catalogue to accompany an exhibition featuring the work of Derek Boshier, David Hockney, Allen Jones, Peter Phillips, Max Shepherd, Norman Toynton and Brian Wright. Often held up to be the first pop art show in Britain. The catalogue includes a short biography of each featured artist and b/w image of one of their works which was featured in the show. White wrappers very slightly soiled. Small 4to.

    Stock ID: 16491
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  • McCALL, Mitzi.
    Interior with Figure: The Life and Painting of Charles McCall

    Lewes The Book Guild 1987

    198pp illustrated with 12 pages of b/w plates. Very good with dust wrapper. Inscribed and signed "For Sir Eduardo, in the hope it may interest you with every good wish Mitzi McCall 30 May 1994"

    Stock ID: 20598
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  • Kunst der sechziger Jahre im Wallraf-Richartz Museum Köln 1969 - (3. erweiterte Auflage) - Art of the Sixties by [POP ART]
    [POP ART]
    Kunst der sechziger Jahre im Wallraf-Richartz Museum Köln 1969 - (3. erweiterte Auflage) - Art of the Sixties

    Köln, Wallraf-Richartz Museum, Köln,

    Third edition. Unpaginated . Vinyl binding with title embossed. Perspex binder with 50mm binding screws keeping the book together. Silk paper prelims. Mounted colour images. One replacement binding screw has been inserted, similar to the original. Upper wrapper a bit warped. Magnificent exhibition catalogue based on a model of Wolf Vostell and printed on various media (polystyrene sheets, acetate, kraft paper, etc.). Illustrated with innumerable reproductions including some fold outs. Includes works of Joseph Albers, Horst, Joseph Beuys, Jim Dine, Jean Dubuffet, Dan Flavin, Richard Hamilton, Jasper Johns, Donald Judd, Ellsworth Kelly, Yves Klein, Sol Lewitt, Louise Nevelson, Claes Oldenburg, Gerhard Richter, Pierre Soulage, Antoni Tapies, Wayne Thiebaud, Cy Twombly and Andy Warhol. Texts…

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    Köln, Wallraf-Richartz Museum, Köln,

    Third edition. Unpaginated . Vinyl binding with title embossed. Perspex binder with 50mm binding screws keeping the book together. Silk paper prelims. Mounted colour images. One replacement binding screw has been inserted, similar to the original. Upper wrapper a bit warped. Magnificent exhibition catalogue based on a model of Wolf Vostell and printed on various media (polystyrene sheets, acetate, kraft paper, etc.). Illustrated with innumerable reproductions including some fold outs. Includes works of Joseph Albers, Horst, Joseph Beuys, Jim Dine, Jean Dubuffet, Dan Flavin, Richard Hamilton, Jasper Johns, Donald Judd, Ellsworth Kelly, Yves Klein, Sol Lewitt, Louise Nevelson, Claes Oldenburg, Gerhard Richter, Pierre Soulage, Antoni Tapies, Wayne Thiebaud, Cy Twombly and Andy Warhol. Texts in English and German.

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    Stock ID: 20658
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  • London Scenes by The Whittington Press WIESSENBORN Helmuth
    The Whittington Press WIESSENBORN Helmuth
    London Scenes

    The Whittington Press 2001

    [28]pp. Engravings printed on fine white paper. Paper covered boards, Japanese style binding with black ribbon. Fine. Copy no. 193 of 300, introduction to collection of Wiessenborn's engravings printed on lilac paper, stunning collection of miniature scenes of 1930s London. Helmuth Weissenborn was one of the Émigré artists who came to Britain having fled Nazism.

    Stock ID: 13383
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  • Lucie Rie [1987] by [RIE, Lucie] BIRKS, Tony
    [RIE, Lucie] BIRKS, Tony
    Lucie Rie [1987]

    Somerset Marston House 1994

    224pp illustrated with colour and b/w plates. 4to. Stiff card wrappers. Very good copy. The story of the life of Lucie Rie, her friendship with Bernard Leach and Hans Coper and illustrates a wide range of work from tableware to specially commissioned pots.

    Stock ID: 20834
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  • Modelling and Sculpture in the Making by JAGGER, Sargeant.
    JAGGER, Sargeant.
    Modelling and Sculpture in the Making

    London, Studio Limited "How to do it" Series [1933] Reprint edition of 1935

    79pp illustrated with 33 b/w tipped in photographs showing processes, tools and equipment, various clay models etc. 4to. Silvered decorated boards, cloth spine. Also analyses the work of key sculptors including Rodin, Bourdelle etc. Following active service in the First World War, Jagger sculpted many works on the theme of war and particularly war memorials which was one of Gavin's eduring interests. Signed on the paste down by a previous owner. With the bookplate of Gavin Stamp below. Loosely inserted short email correspondence concerning the condition of the Royal Artillery Monument, designed by Jagger which reveals Gavin's interest in Jagger and is beween Mark Jones at…

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    London, Studio Limited "How to do it" Series [1933] Reprint edition of 1935

    79pp illustrated with 33 b/w tipped in photographs showing processes, tools and equipment, various clay models etc. 4to. Silvered decorated boards, cloth spine. Also analyses the work of key sculptors including Rodin, Bourdelle etc. Following active service in the First World War, Jagger sculpted many works on the theme of war and particularly war memorials which was one of Gavin's eduring interests. Signed on the paste down by a previous owner. With the bookplate of Gavin Stamp below. Loosely inserted short email correspondence concerning the condition of the Royal Artillery Monument, designed by Jagger which reveals Gavin's interest in Jagger and is beween Mark Jones at the V&A and Gavin Stamp.

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    Stock ID: 20213
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  • Modern Sacred Art by [CHURCH ART] MORRIS, Joan {Foreword}
    [CHURCH ART] MORRIS, Joan {Foreword}
    Modern Sacred Art An international annual review

    London, Sands and Co. 1938

    164pp, 160 b/w illustrations of sacred art drawn from the Roman Catholic tradition. 4to. Striking cover design. A little worn on spine else good. Loosely inserted photograph of unidentified piece. Illustrations drawn from a wide range o f European Countries including Austria, Belgium, France, Hungary, Switzerland. Special articles by a range of commentators including Mgr. Anichini, E I Watkin, Joan Morris, Norbert, Noe, T Zing and others. Inscription on title page says "As a minimum wage for work done for "Art Notes" with all best wishes Joan Morris." Next to each photo image is a short commentary about the project. Contemporary designs from complete buildings, sculpture and objects are included. War broke out in…

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    London, Sands and Co. 1938

    164pp, 160 b/w illustrations of sacred art drawn from the Roman Catholic tradition. 4to. Striking cover design. A little worn on spine else good. Loosely inserted photograph of unidentified piece. Illustrations drawn from a wide range o f European Countries including Austria, Belgium, France, Hungary, Switzerland. Special articles by a range of commentators including Mgr. Anichini, E I Watkin, Joan Morris, Norbert, Noe, T Zing and others. Inscription on title page says "As a minimum wage for work done for "Art Notes" with all best wishes Joan Morris." Next to each photo image is a short commentary about the project. Contemporary designs from complete buildings, sculpture and objects are included. War broke out in the year following publication and so this annual review was only ever a single issue.

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    Stock ID: 20821
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  • Notes on some works by Alfred Stevens from 1850-1857 by Alfred Stevens HOOLE, Henry E & CO LTD.,
    Alfred Stevens HOOLE, Henry E & CO LTD.,
    Notes on some works by Alfred Stevens from 1850-1857 as shown by the original drawings and models in the possession of Messrs. Henry E Hoole & CO. Ltd of Green Lane Works Sheffield selected and arranged by Henry Ingle Potter RIBA

    Sheffield Published by the firm nd c1920

    27pp illustrated with b/w plates showing Sculptor, Alfred Stevens' designs including the dog rate made for the International Exhibition of 1862, images of the Green Lane Works and an image of Henry Elliott Poole from an early photograph of 1862. 4to. Blue wrappers with contrasting lettering and paper paste down vignette of Stevens. Very good indeed. The original Green Lane Works were established in 1795 by the firm of Hoole and Company who were manufacturers of ornamental stove grates and fenders in Bronze and metal. The firm flourished and their products won a first Council medal at The Great Exhibition of 1851 and thereafter many more. It is thought that Alfred Stevens…

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    Sheffield Published by the firm nd c1920

    27pp illustrated with b/w plates showing Sculptor, Alfred Stevens' designs including the dog rate made for the International Exhibition of 1862, images of the Green Lane Works and an image of Henry Elliott Poole from an early photograph of 1862. 4to. Blue wrappers with contrasting lettering and paper paste down vignette of Stevens. Very good indeed. The original Green Lane Works were established in 1795 by the firm of Hoole and Company who were manufacturers of ornamental stove grates and fenders in Bronze and metal. The firm flourished and their products won a first Council medal at The Great Exhibition of 1851 and thereafter many more. It is thought that Alfred Stevens designed the gate house to the firms' works at Green Lane. Stevens worked for Hoole and Company between 1850 and 1852 as chief designer on a salary of £20 per annum and had designed much of the firms award winning work .

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    Stock ID: 20829
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