Late & Post Modern

Flight and the Artistic Imagination

96 pages, 260 x 216 mm, paperback, 50 colour illus.
PRICE: £16.99
ISBN: 978 1 9007372 37 7

 

Accompanying a major exhibition at Compton Verney, this book examines the innate human desire to transcend the limitations of physiology and gravity – and to fly. Through an intriguing combination of paintings, sculpture, photographs, drawings, prints and video, including works by Leonardo da Vinci, Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes, Paul Nash, Peter Lanyon and Hiraki Sawa, the reader will be provided with a unique overview of artists' creative responses to flight, from the earliest imaginings to an era in which space travel has allowed us to glimpse other worlds. Read more


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