Eric Gill: Lust for Letter & Line
Artist(s): Eric Gill
Author(s): Ruth Cribb & Joe Cribb
Year published: 2011
Publisher: British Museum Press
Publisher Location: London
Total Pages: 112
Illustrations: Illustrated in colour and black & white throughout
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An outsider and a radical, Gill became one the establishment’s favourite artists, with his patrons including the Catholic Church, the Lord Chancellor’s office, the British Museum, the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Royal Mint, the London Underground, the BBC, the Post Office and the League of Nations.
In this new Eric Gill art book the authors illuminate the quality, complexities and contradictions of Gill’s fascinating life and art and include many illustrations to help narate their story.