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The worlds of Stephen Spender : I think continually of those who were truly great.

Title
The worlds of Stephen Spender : I think continually of those who were truly great.
Publication
  • [New York, New York] : Hauser & Wirth Publishers, [2018]
  • ©2018

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Additional Authors
  • Eastham, Benjamin
  • Devaney, Edith
  • Humphries, Barry, 1934-2023
  • McCarthy, Tom (Writer on art)
  • Moorehead, Caroline
  • Spender, Matthew
  • Wade, Francesca
  • Frieze Masters (Art fair) (2018 : London, England)
Description
151 pages; 26 cm
Summary
British poet Stephen Spender (1909-95), through his life spanning the 20th century, befriended, collected or was otherwise connected to a pantheon of artists such as Arp, Auerbach, Bacon, Freud, Giacometti, Gorky, Guston, Hockney, Moore, Morandi, Picasso and others. Including examples of their work as well Spender's poems chosen by Auerbach, this publication is addressed to what Spender termed the "shared subject matter" of art and literature. Interweaving poetry, essay, artwork and generous archival photographs, The Worlds of Stephen Spender: I Think Continually of Those Who Were Truly Great takes for its inspiration themes that preoccupied Spender and which have taken on a renewed urgency: art's movement across borders; collaboration between artists and writers; solidarity against their censorship; and the moral responsibility of the creative individual in times of social crisis.
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Genre/Form
Exhibition catalogs.
Note
  • "Published on the occasion of the special presentation by Hauser & Wirth at Frieze Masters in London from 3 to 7 October 2018."
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references.
Contents
Foreword / Ben Eastham -- Selected chronology -- A letter from Frank Auerbach -- The shared subject matter of art / Matthew Spender -- Francis Bacon -- The truly great / Stephen Spender -- Lucian Freud -- On censorship / Caroline Moorehead -- Serge Poliakoff -- Pylons / Stephen Spender -- Philip Guston -- The express / Stephen Spender -- Henry Moore -- Alberto Giacometti -- Hans Arp -- Dessimilations / Tom McCarthy -- Frank Auerbach -- What can I do that matters? / Francesca Wade -- The double shame / Stephen Spender -- Michael Andrews -- Giorgio Morandi -- My parents / Stephen Spender -- Arshile Gorky -- Pablo Picasso -- Eduardo Chillida -- David Hockney and Stephen Spender / Edith Devaney -- Yannis Tsarouchis -- A recollection / Barry Humphries.
Call Number
JQF 21-556
ISBN
  • 9783906915197
  • 3906915190
LCCN
2018042571
OCLC
1051779429
Title
The worlds of Stephen Spender : I think continually of those who were truly great.
Publisher
[New York, New York] : Hauser & Wirth Publishers, [2018]
Copyright Date
©2018
Type of Content
text
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
volume
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references.
Added Author
Eastham, Benjamin, editor.
Devaney, Edith, author.
Humphries, Barry, 1934-2023, author.
McCarthy, Tom (Writer on art), author.
Moorehead, Caroline, author.
Spender, Matthew, author.
Wade, Francesca, author.
Frieze Masters (Art fair) (2018 : London, England)
Research Call Number
JQF 21-556
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