Ken Howard's Switzerland: In the Footsteps of Turner

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British painting past and present meet as Ken Howard (b. 1932), one of England’s most popular contemporary artists, follows the trail of world-renowned painter J.M.W. Turner, one of his heroes. Over the last several years Howard has been exploring the Swiss journeys of his illustrious predecessor, using Turner’s travels there as his inspiration for an exciting new body of work. This handsome book contains an introduction to Turner’s experience of the breathtaking Swiss lakes and mountains, some 100 striking new ...
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Overview

British painting past and present meet as Ken Howard (b. 1932), one of England’s most popular contemporary artists, follows the trail of world-renowned painter J.M.W. Turner, one of his heroes. Over the last several years Howard has been exploring the Swiss journeys of his illustrious predecessor, using Turner’s travels there as his inspiration for an exciting new body of work. This handsome book contains an introduction to Turner’s experience of the breathtaking Swiss lakes and mountains, some 100 striking new paintings by Howard, and photographs of him at work in the Alpine landscape.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781907533396
  • Publisher: Royal Academy Publications
  • Publication date: 9/3/2013
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 1,225,455
  • Product dimensions: 10.90 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Ken Howard is one of Britain’s most popular painters. The Royal Academy of Arts recently published his autobiography, Light and Dark. Jürg Gabathuler is a long-standing friend of Ken Howard. Ian Warrell is one of the world’s leading authorities on Turner.
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