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Hayter, William] Black, Peter / Moohead, Désirée.
The Prints of Stanley William Hayter. A Complete Catalogue.
London, Phaidon Press Ltd, 1992. 26 cm x 29.5 cm. Frontispiece, 400 pages. Profusely illustrated throughout. Hardcover - publisher's original black buckram with gilt lettering on spine. Beautifully illustrated dustjacket in protective collector's Mylar. Excellent, close to new condition internally and externally. Includes, for example, the following: Preface / Introduction / Stanley William Hayter: An Introduction by Jacob Kainen / The Prints of Stanley William Hayter by Désirée Moorhead / Differing Modes of Representation: The Originality of Hayter's Imagery by Peter Black / Hayter's Method: Three Prints Described State by State by Peter Black and Désirée Moorhead / Catalogue of Prints / Selected Exhibitions / Bibliography / General Index etc. Stanley William Hayter CBE (27 December 1901 – 4 May 1988) was an English painter and printmaker associated in the 1930s with Surrealism and from 1940 onward with Abstract Expressionism. He is regarded as perhaps the greatest and most original printmaker of the 20th century. Born in England in 1901, Hayter studied chemistry and geology at King's College, London, and subsequently spent three years working for an oil company. He pursued his long-standing desire to become an artist in 1926 when he moved to Paris, took up with the surrealists, painted, and learned printmaking—in particular, the age-old technique of line engraving. Hayter was captivated by the surrealists' dreamlike imagery and their reliance on the subconscious mind to spur creativity. In 1927 he founded the legendary Atelier 17 studio, where he invited artists to invest … [Click Below for Full Description]
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