Derrick Greaves: From Kitchen Sink to Shangri-La

Derrick Greaves: From Kitchen Sink to Shangri-La

by James Hyman

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Overview

Derrick Greaves (b.1927) initially gained acclaim in the 1950s, when he represented Britain at the Venice Biennale along with the other 'Kitchen Sink' painters with whom he was associated: John Bratby, Edward Middleditch and Jack Smith. This is the first book to trace Greaves's entire career to date, providing insight into how his work developed from the social realism of the 1950s to a more heraldic style that paralleled 1960s Pop Art.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780853319573
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date: 06/28/2007
Pages: 172
Product dimensions: 9.69(w) x 11.42(h) x 0.94(d)

About the Author

James Hyman is a London-based art historian who has worked internationally as a writer, lecturer, broadcaster, curator and dealer. He writes regularly for art journals and exhibition catalogues, and his book The Battle for Realism: Figurative Art in Britain during the Cold War 1945-60 was published in 2001.

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