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Austin Osman Spare, Cockney Visionary: A Catalogue of Art Works

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This lavishly illustrated publication accompanies the Austin Osman Spare exhibition held this Autumn at the Cuming Museum, London.

This landmark book,featuring Several Essays and a Catalogue of Artworks by AOS in the Southwark Art Collection, is comprised of:

  • An introduction by Robert Ansell
  • A Cartographic Study by Gavin W. Semple
  • Biographical Essay by Geraldine Beskin
  • Map section with annotations by Gavin Semple with many period postcard images and shots of private views in pubs from Frank Letchford's archive.
  • Essays by the curators Christopher Jordan and Stephen Pochin, plus detailed commentaries on the works in the collection by renowned AOS commentator Dr William Wallace.

Cloth with illustrated dust jacket. 100 pages, 140 color images. Limited Edition of 900 copies, numbered.

Also includes a DVD - "The Bones Go Last" - a biographical documentary showing footage of Spare's London, then and now.

The first visual material of its kind on this subject! Featuring interviews with Robert Ansell, Phil Baker, Dr. Christopher Jordan, Stephen Pochin and Dr. Robert J. Wallis.

Additional Information

Additional Information

ISBN 9780956700407
Autograph No
Pages 100
Author Stephen Pochin
Publisher Jerusalem Press
Publication date 1 Nov 2010
Format Hardback and DVD