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Bruce Arnold - Jack Yeats - 9780300075496 - KSG0023991
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Jack Yeats

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Description for Jack Yeats Hardcover. A biography of the twentieth century artist Jack Yeats which tells the story of his life and analyses his prodigious output of paintings, illustrations, drawings and his novels and plays. It explores his friendships with John Masefield, John Millington Synge, Samuel Beckett and others and his struggle against indifference and mockery. Num Pages: 428 pages, 24 colour plates, 250 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBR; ACX; AFC; AGB; BG. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 264 x 212 x 32. Weight in Grams: 1790. First edition. Signed by the author. Fine in fine dust wrapper. DW sunned and showing light shelf wear. Small tear inside front cover to spine, else as new and remains a fine copy
Jack Yeats (1871-1957) stands as a giant figure in Irish twentieth-century art. An isolated artist throughout his life, Yeats dominated solely through the talent, magic, and inventiveness of his painting. His vision and his standing, as well as many critical judgments during the forty years since his death, have provoked controversies which Bruce Arnold confronts in this major biography. The author tells the full story of the artist's life and analyzes his prodigious output. This included not only some one thousand oil paintings and vast numbers of illustrations, comic cartoons, drawings, and watercolors but also seven novels and nine plays. ... Read more

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Yale University Press
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1st Edition
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About Bruce Arnold
Bruce Arnold is literary editor of the Irish Independent. He is the author of Mainie Jellett and the Modern Movement in Ireland, published by Yale University Press, and of Orpen: Mirror to an Age, both biographies of outstanding contemporaries of Jack Yeats.

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