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Adrian Berg

£40.00

ISBN: 9781848223943
Artist(s): Adrian Berg
Author(s): Marco Livingstone
Format: hardback
Year published: May 2021
Publisher: Lund Humphries
Publisher Location: London
Illustrations: Illustrated throughout in colour

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Exploring the full breadth of work by British artist Adrian Berg RA (1929-2011), and drawing heavily on the artist’s personal archive, this book discusses Berg’s meticulous engagement with the landscape which resulted in an impressive oeuvre created over a long career.

Embracing the figurative when abstraction was in the ascendancy, Berg’s artistic mission was to push the boundaries of representative painting to discover new interpretations of familiar scenes. Accordingly, his paintings revisited particular places repeatedly most notably the view of Regent’s Park from his studio window at Gloucester Gate.

Highly colourful and engagingly written, this book provides a long overdue appraisal and celebration of an artist who is key to the conversation around the development of British landscape painting, that most celebrated of British traditions.

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