A Taste of Art - London: 1 City - 10 Museums - 100 Works of Art by Holly Howard and Dr Jacqueline Cockburn
Hand Signed by Holly Howard and Dr Jacqueline Cockburn to a Signature Page
New & Unread - Published 2020
A Taste of Art -London takes the reader on a journeyaround ten of the city’s galleries, exploring ten significant artworks at eachlocation and offering an insightful ‘taste’ of art - the ultimate antidote tomuseum fatigue. The paintings, sculptures and objects selected from eachgallery focus on a different time period in the history of Western art - beginning with pieces from an ‘Emerging Britain’ at The British Museum and concluding with contemporary portraiture at the National Portrait Gallery. ‘Tasting notes’offer an engaging, narrative look at each work, accompanied by a quotation towhet the reader’s appetite; whilst an illustrated ‘key ingredient’ unlocks themeaning and encourages the reader to not only look but more fully explore allone hundred pieces. The book also includes a map, a checklist to tick off what you see and specially commissioned illustrations throughout.
About the Author: Dr Jacqueline Cockburn is an art historian and linguist. She is Managing Director of Art and Culture Andalucía running residential courses in Southern Spain in the art and culture of the region. Jacqueline is a course leader at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, a freelance lecturer at Christies Education, and is accredited by The Arts Society, delivering lectures for them all over the world on a variety of subjects. Previous publications include The Companion to Federico Garcia Lorca: ‘Lorca’s Drawings’ (Tamesis Press 2007) and Crossing Fields in Modern Spanish Culture, ‘Gifts from the Poet to the Art Critic’ (Oxford, Legenda Press 2003).
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