Neal Tait

Neal Tait
Library Shelf Location 18.TAIT
Publication Date 2006
Description This is the first significant publication on the work of British painter Neal Tait. This visually fascinating book takes ‘a studio approach’ to illustrate the range and focus of Tait’s paintings. Photographs of Tait’s archive collection of found imagery (including newspaper cuttings), sketchbook drawings, preparatory drawings and finished drawings are woven within the body of full colour reproductions of his paintings, allowing for lateral readings of the genesis and development of ideas alongside finished works. Initially, Tait’s output reflects a rather idiosyncratic narrative, harnessed to what might be broadly described as a ‘contemporary European sensibility’, but this publication reveals that Tait is in fact wrestling with a strong sense of painting’s tradition, something in-keeping with a painter’s painter.
ISBN 9781904212089
Quantity 2
Pages 150
Authors Michael Bracewell, Jeremy Millar
Format Paperback
Publisher Other Criteria, London
Related Artist Neal Tait
Categories Drawing, Painting
Artist's Nationality British/UK, Scottish
Language English

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