British Sculptors of the Twentieth Century
Author(s): Edited by Alan Windsor
Year published: 2003
Publisher: Lund Humphries
Publisher Location: London
Total Pages: 220
Illustrations: Illustrated throughout in black and white.
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In the twentieth century, Britain was rich in artistic achievement, especially in sculpture. Just some of those working in this field were Jacob Epstein, Henri Gaudier-Brzeska, Henry Moore, Barbara Hepworth, Anthony Caro, Richard Long, Mona Hatoum and Anish Kapoor. The work of these and other known and less well-known artists has an astonishing variety and expressive power, a range and strength that has placed Britain at the hub of the artistic world. Alan Windsor has compiled a concise biographical dictionary of sculpture in Britain in book form. Richly informative and easy-to-use, this guide is an art-lover’s and expert’s essential reference. Written by scholars, the entries are cross-referenced and each concise biographical outline provides the relevant facts about the artist’s life, a brief characterization of the artist’s work, and, where appropriate, major bibliographical references.