Modernists & mavericks : Bacon, Freud, Hockney & the London painters / Martin Gayford.
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- ISBN: 9780500239773
- ISBN: 0500239770
- Physical Description: 352 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 24 cm
- Publisher: London ; Thames & Hudson, 2018.
- Copyright: ©2018
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 340-345) and index.
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Introduction -- 1. Young Lucian: art in wartime London -- 2. Pope Francis -- 3. Euston Road in Camberwell -- 4. Spirit in the mass: the Borough Polytechnic -- 5. Girl with roses -- 6. Leaping into the void -- 7 Life into art: Bacon and Freud in the 1950s -- 8. Two climbers roped together -- 9. What makes the modern home so different? -- 10. An arena in which to act -- 11. The situation in London, 1960 -- 12. The artist thinks: Hockney and his contemporaries -- 13. The grin without the cat: Bacon and Freud in the 1960s -- 14. American connections -- 15. Mysterious conventionality -- 16. Portrait surrounded by artistic devices -- 17. Shimmering and dissolving -- 18. The non-existence of action -- Epilogue.
The development of painting in London from the Second World War to the 1970s has never before been told before as a single narrative. R. B. Kitaj's proposal, made in 1976, that there was a 'substantial School of London' was essentially correct but it caused confusion because it implied that there was a movement or stylistic group at work, when in reality no one style could cover the likes of Francis Bacon and also Bridget Riley.
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