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Winifred Nicholson: Liberation of Colour

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Description for Winifred Nicholson: Liberation of Colour Paperback. A long-overdue assessment of this innovative artist's works and life Num Pages: 144 pages, 110 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JJ; ACXJ; AFC; AGB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 239 x 284 x 14. Weight in Grams: 838.
This new publication explores the whole career of Winifred Nicholson with a special emphasis on her theories of colour. Using specific paintings to examine her ideas and writings about colour the book includes her late 'prismatic' pictures which have never been properly explained. Throughout her life Winifred Nicholson was interested in prisms and rainbows, but when she was given some prisms by a physicist friend in the mid 1970s her painting took on a new direction. Looking through a prism she saw objects with a rim of prismatic colour, and explored and developed these ideas, often painting pictures that verged ... Read more

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About Jovan Nicholson
Jovan Nicholson is an independent art historian with a particular interest in modern British art. He has worked on various projects with the Henry Moore Foundation, the Barbican Art Gallery, the Russian Museum, St Petersburg, the Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, the British Council, organising exhibitions between Russia and Britain. He has been an adviser on a number of exhibitions, the latest ... Read more

Reviews for Winifred Nicholson: Liberation of Colour
'Jovan Nicholson's depth of knowledge informs the selection and the catalogue...the long introductory essay enables the viewer to track sufficient details about Winifred's life through her art'
Frances Spalding, Apollo Magazine, 1st December 2016

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