John Craxton A Life of Gifts
ISBN: HB: 9780300255294, Yale University Press, May 2021
384 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 160 colour and black&white illus.
Born into a large, musical, and bohemian family in London, the British artist John Craxton (1922-2009) has been described as a Neo-Romantic, but he called himself a "kind of Arcadian". His early art was influenced by Blake, Palmer, Miro, and Picasso....
Modernism and Memory Rhoda Pritzker and the Art of Collecting
ISBN: HB: 9780300214871, Yale University Press, May 2016
208 pp., 29.2x24.1 cm, 224 colour illus.
This book is a glorious celebration of Rhoda Pritzker's collection of 20th-century British art, much of which has been donated to the Yale Center for British Art. Pritzker, who was born in Manchester in1914 and emigrated to the United States during t...