Arts Council of Great Britain: THIRTIES. BRITISH ART AND DESIGN BEFORE THE WAR. London: Arts Council of Great Britain, 1979. First edition. 4to. A very good to near-fine oversized softcover book in stiff, printed wrappers: top, outer corner has been gently bumped. Interior unmarked and very clean. Out-of-print.
BRITISH ART AND DESIGN BEFORE THE WAR
Arts Council of Great Britain
8.25 x 10.5 softcover book with 320 profusely illustrated pages. Catalog published in 1979 to coincide with the major exhibition of the same name at the Hayward Gallery in London and is one of (if not the) very best books on British Design, Art and Architecture of the 30šs and a great reference book for collectors.
- Introduction by AJP Taylor
- Year by Year photographic record of the decade.
- Essays: Art at the Time by William Fever / Architecture / Design illustrated essays on Prints and Books, Furniture, Carpets and Textiles, Industrial Ceramics and Glass, Studio Pottery, Silverwork and Jewellery, Architectural, Decorative and Stained Glass / Transport and Travel / Photo-journalism.
- DECORATIVE ARTS (Arts and Crafts): 132 items, 72 illustrations.
- DECORATIVE ARTS (Fine Handcrafts and Domestic Accessories): 69 items, 31 illustrations.
- DECORATIVE ARTS (International and Jazz Modern Style): 143 items.
- PAINTING AND SCULPTURE: 45 items, 19 illustrations.
- PAINTING & SCULPTURE: 81 items, 41 illustrations.
- GRAPHICS: 40 items, 31 illustrations.
- ARCHITECTURE (Traditional and Modern): 65 items, 32 illustrations.
- DECORATIVE ARTS: 29 items, 11 illustrations.
- ARCHITECTURE (Modern): 80 items, 45 illustrations.
- POSTS and TELEGRAPHS: Posters
- BBC BROADCASTING HOUSE: 28 items, 12 illustrations.
- IMPERIAL AIR: 16 items, 8 illustrations. Posters inc. Ben Nicholson design .
- SHELL ADVERTISING: 25 items, 15 illustrations.
- RAIL TRAVEL: 18 items, 14 posters.
- LONDON TRANSPORT DESIGN: 25 items, 15 illustrations.
- RECORD ACHIEVEMENTS MOTORCYCLES and CARS
- DESIGN & INDUSTRIES: 38 items, 17 illustrations.
- SOCIETY OBSERVED: 245 items, 68 illustrations.
- WELLS COATES MINMUM FLAT
- LEISURE: 50 items, 26 illustrations. Zoo, leisure and cinema design, films, toys, comics, Mickey Mouse
- WAR: 19 items, 6 illustrations.
- BIOGRAPHIES OF DESIGNERS, ARTISTS and ARCHITECTS.
Includes work by Frank Brangwyn, Dorothy Larcher, Enid Marx, Duncan Grant, Edward Bawden, Victor Skellern, Ambrose Heal, Heal and Son, Romney Green, Peter Waals, Eric Gill, Oliver Hill, Rex Whistler, Syrie Maugham, Norah Braden, Michael Cardew, Sam Haile, Henry Hammond, Bernard Leach, William Staite Murray, Katherine Pleydell Bouverie, Charles Vyse, Paul Nash, Graham Sutherland, John Armstrong for Clarice Cliff, William Moorcroft, James Powell, Barnaby Powell, Harold Stabler,Julian Trevelyan, William Scott, Lubetkin, Gropius, Laszlo Moholy Nagy, Hans Schleger, Bawden, Wadsworth, Richard Beck, Paul Nash, LS Lowry, James Jarche, Bill Brandt, Edward Malindine, Fougasse, W Heath Robinson, Austin Cooper, Moholy Nagy, Chermayeff, Wells Coates, Bestlite, Ekco, Kauffer, Frank Newbould, Tom Purvis, Pat Keely, Ashley Havinden, Anna Zinkeisen, Sibyl Dunlop, HG Murphy, Frank Dobson, Eric Gill, Harold Stabler (silver) Keith Murray, Omar Ramsden, Dunhill designs, Raymond Loewy, Duncan Grant, Frank Dobson (textiles) loads of other textile designs Marianne Straub, Ashley Havinden, Hans Tisdall, Eric Fraser, Wells Coates, Raymond McGrath, Pat Keely, Barnett Freedman, Kauffer, Rex Whistler, Marion Dorn etc, E McKnight Kauffer (rug designs) Marian Pepler, Barnett Freedman, Kauffer, Ben Nicholson, Hans Schleger, Graham Sutherland, Tom Eckersley, Edward Bawden, Ronald Grierson, Francis Bacon, Serge Chermayeff (rug design, furniture) PEL, Wells Coates, Ekco, Betty Joel, Heals, Gordon Russell, Raymond McGrath, Maurice Adams, Denham Maclaren, Gerald Summers, Makers of Simple Furniture, Marcel Breuer, Isokon, Dunnšs, T Acland Fennemore, Mycock, Eric Ravilious, Wedgwood, Royal Doulton, Noke, Gray-Stan glass, John Adams, Carter Stabler Adams Poole Pottery, AE Gray, Susie Cooper, Eric Slater, Shelley Potteries, Laura Knight for Clarice Cliff, Norman Wilson, Clarice Cliff, John Skeaping, Bourne Denby, Vera Huggins, Paul Nash (glass) Keith Murray, Stevens and Williams, Powell (again) Ravilious (glass) Duncan Grant, Wyndham Lewis, Augustus John, William Nicholson, William Roberts, Meredith Frampton,Stanley Spencer, Eric Ravilious, Christopher Wood, Edward Bawden, Winifred Nicholson, Edward Burra, Francis Bacon, Ceri Richards, Henry Moore, Barbara Hepworth, Ben Nicholson, John Piper, Ivon Hitchens, Graham Sutherland,John Piper, Merlyn Evans, Leon Underwood, John Farleigh, Blair Hughes Stanton, Clare Leighton, Gertrude Hermes, Eric Gill, Ravilious, Joan Hassall, Agnes Miller Parker, Paul Nash, Bawden, Raverat Lutyens, Owen Williams, Raymond McGrath, Oliver Hill, Wells Coates, Breuer, Hepworth (textile) Ben Nicholson (textiles) Clyne Farquharson, Keith Murray, Lubetkin, Wells Caotes, Erno Goldfinger, William Lescaze, E Maxwell Fry, Walter Gropius, FRS Yorke, Lasdun, Connell Ward Lucas, Marcel Breuer, Eric Mendelsohn and others.
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