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Kurt Jackson: a new genre of landscape painting

Kurt Jackson: a new genre of landscape painting

Jackson, Kurt; Taylor, John Russell; Lemon Street Gallery (Truro, England)

Exploring the career of artist and environmentalist Kurt Jackson, this publication has at its centre the artist and the natural world. Jackson's paintings are set in places that he has travelled to and explored regularly, and are created by an individual with a deep understanding of natural history and ecology

Hardback, Book. English.
Published Farnham: Lund Humphries, 2010

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Details

Statement of responsibility: John Russell Taylor ... [et al.]
ISBN: 1848220413, 9781848220416
Intended audience: Specialized.
Note: Published in association with the Lemon Street Gallery.
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description: 160 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), ports. (some col.) ; 28 cm.
Subject: Landscape in art.; Art and Design.; Ecology in art.; Jackson, Kurt Criticism and interpretation.

Contents

  1. Kurt Jackson, John Russell Taylor
  2. The Beauty, Howard Jacobson
  3. Look closely, Mike Tooby
  4. From the source to the sea, Helen Dunmore
  5. A day with Kurt Jackson, Philip Marsden
  6. Two trees/five senses/A world, Bel Mooney
  7. View from the South, Bill Hare
  8. Green chaos: painting the forest, Richard Mabey
  9. Mordros - A portrait of Kurt Jackson, Mark Cocker
  10. That's the way to do it, William Packer
  11. Kurt Jackson: facing the music, Tim Smit
  12. Biographical note
  13. Exhibitions and events
  14. Public collections
  15. Selected bibliography
  16. Index
  17. Acknowledgements

Author note

Mark Cocker is an author and naturalist. Helen Dunmore is a novelist, poet, children's writer and reviewer. Bill Hare is a curator, writer and lecturer in Scottish art history. Howard Jacobson is a novelist and critic. Richard Mabey is a nature writer, reviewer and journalist. Phillip Marsden is a novelist and travel writer. Bel Mooney is a journalist and author. William Packer is a painter and critic. John Russell Taylor is a critic and author. Tim Smitt is Chief Executive of the Eden project and ex-music producer. Mike Tooby is Director, Learning Programmes, National Museums of Wales.

Reviews

'...the next best thing to actually owning a Kurt Jackson painting, it should be on the shelf of all admirers of landscape painting in general but those of Kurt's paintings in particular.' Cornishman