John Minton- Dance till the Stars Come Down / Edition 2

John Minton- Dance till the Stars Come Down / Edition 2

by Frances Spalding
     
 

ISBN-10: 0853319189

ISBN-13: 9780853319184

Pub. Date: 05/01/2005

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited

John Minton (1917-57) was a successful painter, an admired and influential illustrator and, in his own lifetime, a myth. Minton kept hidden a deep melancholy that eventually led him to take his own life aged thirty-nine. Frances Spalding's sensitive account of Minton's life and work makes use of letters, articles and revue sketches by Minton himself, as well as many…  See more details below

Overview

John Minton (1917-57) was a successful painter, an admired and influential illustrator and, in his own lifetime, a myth. Minton kept hidden a deep melancholy that eventually led him to take his own life aged thirty-nine. Frances Spalding's sensitive account of Minton's life and work makes use of letters, articles and revue sketches by Minton himself, as well as many interviews with the artist's friends and acquaintances.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780853319184
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
05/01/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Foreword to the new edition
Introduction
Background and Schooldays
Art School and Paris
A Complete and Fixed Expression of the Living
Revelling by Night
Johnny's Circus
Mad Tearful Gaiety
The Hopkin Myth
Now Cracks a Noble Heart
Notes
List of Illustrations
Index
Appendices: Public Collections
Solo Exhibitions
Listing of Illustrated Books and Book Jackets
Select Bibliography.

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