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From textiles, to painting to design and more. These new books are currently on display.

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Painting & Painters: New Books

New books this month:

Artemisia Gentileschi: The Language of Painting  Jesse M Locker. Bosch & Bruegel: From Enemy Painting to Everyday Life  Joseph Leo Koerner. Hieronymus Bosch: Garden of Earthly Delights Hans Belting. Caravaggio and the Creation of Modernity Troy Thomas.

Christopher Wood by Katie Norris. James Ensor by Luc Tuymans. Northern Renaissance Art by Susie Nash.

Currently on display. Scroll over the image to find the shelf mark, or follow the link to the library catalogue to read more about them.


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Painting and Still Life

More new books on display . . .


Gideon Rubin 759.95694 RUB


still life

The Still Life 741.6 SIN

Also Sheila Girling  709.2 GIR An exhibition of paintings and collages at Annely Juda Fine Art 2015

Avigdor Arikha Paintings & Works on Paper 759.95694 ARI

Follow the links to the library catalogue for more information or to place a reservation. Available to borrow from 10th August.

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Four new books currently on display


Richard Wilson by David H Solkin, The Idea of the English Landscape Painter, Kay Dian Kriz and Landscape, imagery & urban culture in early nineteenth-century Britain, Andrew Hemingway. Constable: The Painter and his Landscape Michael Rosenthal

On display until 10th August, after which time they may be borrowed. Follow the links to the library catalogue Metsearch to read more about them, or to place a reservation.

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Turps Banana has arrived

As rare as hen’s teeth?  Not quite, but with only 1 or 2 issues a year, this journal can be easily overlooked.  Issue #13 is now at Howard Gardens Library.

Contents Issue #13:

04/Bomberg after Auerbach after Brown by John ChilverSCAN0274

14/Tim Renshaw on John Wilkins

22/Stewart Geddes in conversation with Bert Irvin

32/Michael Szpakowski on Jake Longstreth

38/Turps Banana interviews Matthew Collings & Emma Biggs

48/Painters from the Turps Painting Programme

52/Katrina Blannin interviews Andrew Bick

60/Geraldine Swayne interviews Lee Maelzer

64/Dan Coombs interviews Tim Allen

 Details of this, and previous issues, can be seen at the Turps Banana website.

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Shadows of Two People by Robert Davies. 

Image courtesy of Bridgeman Education

Shadows in film, illustration, painting, photography and more – see the current Self Study Display in the library – available to borrow from 2 March.


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Bridgeman Education image of the week


The Downs in Winter, Robert Tyndall.


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