Stanley Spencer: Looking to Heaven Volume 1
Artist(s): Stanley Spencer
Author(s): John Spencer
Year published: 2016
Publisher: Unicorn Press
Publisher Location: London
Total Pages: 256
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.Throughout his life Spencer kept a series of journals, noting things down and sketching the things around him, and these journals are now in the Tate Gallery Archive. This book is the first of a three volume set where these journals (though abridged) are published for the first time. The journals give an insight into how Spencer thought and how he worked.Spencer received numerous awards and great recognition throughout his life and was knighted in 1958.