One Day, Something Happens: Paintings of People

One Day, Something Happens: Paintings of People
Library Shelf Location 06.PORT
Publication Date 2015

In One Day, Something Happens: Paintings of People, the celebrated writer, art critic and coeditor of Frieze magazine, Jennifer Higgie, illuminates her fascination for the figure in modern British painting through the works of artists as diverse as David Hockney, Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, Paula Rego and Peter Blake. Teasing out common themes, from representations of joy and loneliness to masks and the carnivalesque, this highly illustrated publication offers a very personal journey through contemporary figurative art. Among the artists featured are Eileen Agar, Michael Andrews, Liz Arnold, Walter Bayes, Peter Blake, Glenn Brown, Jeffrey Camp, Steven Claydon, Prunella Clough, Robert Colquhoun, Kate Davis, Milena Dragicevic, Malcolm Drummond, Lucian Freud, Michael Fullerton, Rodney Gladwell, Alasdair Gray, Roy Grayson, Richard Hamilton, Georgia Hayes, David Hockney, Donna Huddleston, Jock McFadyen, David Noonan, Paula Rego, Ceri Richards, William Roberts, Bob Robinson, Walter Sickert, Euan Uglow and Lynette Yiadom-Boakye.

ISBN 9781853323300
Quantity 1
Pages 150
Author Jennifer Higgie
Format Paperback
Publisher Hayward Publishing, London
Related Artists Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, Euan Uglow, Walter Sickert, Bob Robinson, William Roberts, Ceri Richards, Paula Rego, David Noonan, Jock McFadyen, Donna Huddleston, David Hockney, Georgia Hayes, Richard Hamilton, Roy Grayson, Alasdair Gray, Rodney Gladwell, Michael Fullerton, Lucian Freud, Malcolm Drummond, Milena Dragicevic, Kate Davis, Robert Colquhoun, Prunella Clough, Steven Claydon, Jeffrey Camp, Glenn Brown, Peter Blake, Walter Bayes, Liz Arnold, Michael Andrews, Eileen Agar
Categories Art by Subject, Painting
Keywords Figurative Art, Portraits, Identity
Related Event Travelling Library Collection (Portraits, suitable for Primary)
Language English

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