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Gwen John
Language: en
Pages: 96
Authors: Alicia Foster
Categories:
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-09-01 - Publisher: Tate Publishing (UK)

Gwen John (1876-1939) was an artist with a singular vision, one whose intense gaze produced some of the most beguiling and atmospheric paintings of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. This concise survey of her life and work places John--often unfairly thought of as a recluse--at the artistic heart
Gwen John
Language: en
Pages: 80
Authors: Alicia Foster
Categories: Artists
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: Tate Gallery Publishing Limited

Gwen John's career spanned the last decade of the 19th century and the early decades of the 20th century. This new work places the artist at the centre of the cities where she worked rather than reiterating the myth of Gwen John as a recluse.
Gwen John and Augustus John
Language: en
Pages: 223
Authors: Gwen John, Tate Britain (Gallery), National museum (Cardiff, GB).
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-12-07 - Publisher: Tate

Augustus John (1878-1961) was a hugely charismatic and colourful figure, his technical skill as a draughtsman matched by his bohemian manners and dashing appearance. In the pre-war years he epitomised the rebellious artist, travelling the country in a caravan and learning Romany as a result of the time he spent
Gwen John
Language: en
Pages: 80
Authors: Alicia Foster
Categories: Painting, Modern
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher:

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Keeping the World Away
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Margaret Forster
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-07-31 - Publisher: Random House

Lost, found, stolen, strayed, sold, fought over... This engrossing, beautifully crafted novel follows the fictional adventures, over a hundred years, of an early 20th-century painting and the women whose lives it touches. It opens with bold, passionate Gwen, struggling to be an artist, leaving for Paris where she becomes Rodin's