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A short book about painting

A short book about painting

Marr, Andrew, author

In 'A Short Book About Painting', writer and broadcaster Andrew Marr tackles the subjects of inspiration, creativity, politics, beauty and form. How does the artist make good work? What constitutes 'good'? How important is technique - and the imagination? Following a serious stroke in 2013 that left him partially paralysed, Marr struggled with the physical rigours of painting using oils. This led to his wrestling with some of the very fundamental questions about painting as an art form in itself - and to interrogate himself daily about brushstrokes, colour balance, line and texture. Using his own work in progress as examples of failures, and examples of techniques from classical artists right up to the present day, Marr examines how the painter can improve and learn from his or her mistakes

Hardback, Book. English.
Published London: Quadrille, 2017
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Available at Brockworth Community Library and Up Hatherley.

  • Brockworth Community Library – One available

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    9938717136 Adult Non-Fiction Available
  • Up Hatherley – One available

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    9950026563 Art & design 750 Adult Non-Fiction Available
  • Cheltenham – Earliest copy due back 6th April

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  • Gloucester First Floor – Earliest copy due back 7th January 2020

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  • Quedgeley – Earliest copy due back 4th January 2020

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    9950026792 Art & design 750 Adult Non-Fiction Due back 4th January 2020
  • Tewkesbury – Earliest copy due back 10th January 2020

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    9950026687 Art & design 750 Adult Non-Fiction Due back 10th January 2020

Details

Statement of responsibility: Andrew Marr
ISBN: 1849499934, 9781849499934
Physical Description: 142 pages : illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 22 cm
Subject: Art and Design.; Painting.; Creative ability.