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My Town: An Artist’s Life in London by David Gentleman

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My Town: An Artist’s Life in London by David Gentleman
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Hand Signed by David Gentleman to the Title Page
Hardback 1st Edition
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My Town: An Artist’s Life in London by David Gentleman

Hand Signed by David Gentleman to the Title Page
Hardback 1st Edition
New & Unread

David Gentleman has lived in London for almost seventy years, most of it on the same street. This book is a record of a lifetime spent observing, drawing and getting to know the city, bringing together work from across his whole career, from his earliest sketches to watercolours painted just a few months ago. Here is London as it was, and as it is today: the Thames, Hampstead Heath; the streets, canals, markets and people of his home of Camden Town; and at the heart of it all, his studio and the tools of his work.

Accompanied by reflections on the process of drawing and personal thoughts on the ever-changing city, this is a celebration of London, and the joy of noticing, looking and capturing the world.

'David has spent a lifetime depicting with wit and affection a London he has made his own' Alan Bennett
'He delivers a poetry of exultant concentration ... The surface fusion of the sensuous and the sharply modern is echoed by Gentleman's imagery' Guardian
'The artist and illustrator has been responsible for some of the most-seen public artworks in this country' The Times
'Perhaps the last of the great polymath designer-painters' Camden New Journal

About the Author: David Gentleman is a painter and printmaker, working in many mediums. He has designed British postage stamps and coins, and the platform-length mural, blown up from his wood engravings, well-known to Londoners, at Charing Cross on the underground. His studio is at the top of an early Victorian house in Camden Town between the crowded, rackety Camden Lock and the green spaces of Regent's Park and Primrose Hill.

Format: Hardback Edition
ISBN: 9781846149757

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