Behind the Canvas

by Kevin Sinnott

Seren | January 1, 2009 | Trade Paperback |

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Written by one of the most popular artists in Britain, this striking book celebrates the author''s 60th birthday and the touring retrospective in his honor. Part autobiography and part exploration of his theory and practice of painting, Sinnott''s survey of the British art scene includes commentary on his influences and key works, while establishing a chronology that can summarized as follows: struggling artist, success in London, downturn, success in America, upturn, and at last—hero status in his native Wales.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 160 Pages, 6.69 × 9.45 × 0.39 in

Published: January 1, 2009

Publisher: Seren

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 185411445X

ISBN - 13: 9781854114457

Found in: Art and Architecture

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Behind the Canvas

Behind the Canvas

by Kevin Sinnott

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 160 Pages, 6.69 × 9.45 × 0.39 in

Published: January 1, 2009

Publisher: Seren

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 185411445X

ISBN - 13: 9781854114457

About the Book

<div>Written by one of the most popular artists in Britain, this striking book celebrates&nbsp;the author's&nbsp;60th birthday and the touring retrospective&nbsp;in his honor. Part autobiography and part exploration of&nbsp;his theory and practice of painting, &nbsp;Sinnott's survey of the British art scene&nbsp;includes commentary on his influences and key works, while establishing a chronology&nbsp;that can summarized as follows: struggling artist, success in London, downturn, success in America, upturn, and at last&#8212;hero status in his native Wales.</div>

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Written by one of the most popular artists in Britain, this striking book celebrates the author''s 60th birthday and the touring retrospective in his honor. Part autobiography and part exploration of his theory and practice of painting, Sinnott''s survey of the British art scene includes commentary on his influences and key works, while establishing a chronology that can summarized as follows: struggling artist, success in London, downturn, success in America, upturn, and at last—hero status in his native Wales.

About the Author

Kevin Sinnott is a contemporary Welsh painter known for his landscapes and emotionally-charged studies of people in groups. His work is exhibited internationally in major galleries and museums, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City and The British Musem and Royal College of Art in London.
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