Animated by their rich layers of material and technique, Ann-Marie James’s paintings encompass a multitude of visual forms and historical references.
Layering postwar geometric abstraction with Arabic calligraphic forms, Anwar Jalal Shemza’s rich and imaginative body of work is surveyed for the first time in this comprehensive volume.
Engaging with sexuality, self-representation and language, Eddie Peake’s latest installation is a spectacle that posits the body as a sculptural and sexual object.
Focusing on Bridget Riley’s seminal encounter with a painting by Georges Seurat, this volume demonstrates how studying Seurat has enabled Riley to extend and transform her visual language.
Linder’s photomontages violate, liberate and celebrate the human body to question the mechanics of gender and its ties to consumer culture and media.
Characterised by an economy of representational means, Bob Law’s Field works use line to convey space and mark time.
Founded in 1967, Stockwell Depot heralded the emergence of the London artists’ studio movement and gained international recognition as a centre for abstraction in Britain.
Offering a unique perspective on the intersection of art and science, the historic curiosities in this collection reveal their creators’ remarkable capacity for artistic expression.
As one of the leading critical voices on art of the post-war years, Lawrence Gowing (1918-1991) combined a passion for close visual involvement with formidable literary skills.