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Vorticism and Abstract Art in the First Machine Age. Volume 1: Origins and Development. Volume 2: Synthesis and Decline.
London Gordon Fraser 1976 - First edition, two volumes, 4to. xxiv, 321, (1); xxiv, 323-592 pp., both volumes inscribed by the Author to the same recipients on the half-title, numerous tipped in colour plates, further black and white images, publisher's taupe cloth, lettered to the spine and upper board, dust jackets, usual slight age-toning to the jacket of vol. 1, else a fine set preserved in the original cloth slip-case. Richard Cork (1947 -) is an award-winning art critic, historian, broadcaster and curator. Formerly Art Critic of The Evening Standard and Chief Art Critic of The Times, he now writes for The Financial Times and broadcasts regularly on BBC radio and TV. He was Slade Professor of Fine Art at Cambridge University in 1989-90, and Henry Moore Senior Fellow at the Courtauld Institute, 1992-5. He has acted as a judge for the Turner Prize and curated major exhibitions at Tate, the Hayward Gallery, the Barbican Art Gallery, the Royal Academy and other European venues. Cork's many books include this ground-breaking study of Vorticism, for which he was awarded the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize in 1977. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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