Nicola Hicks : keep dark / with texts by David Mamet, Candia McWilliam, Max Porter, Matilda Pye, Will Self, Patterson Sims.
- Additional Title(s):
- London : Elephant in association with Flowers Gallery, 2017.
- Physical Description:
- 172 pages, 4 unnumbered pages : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 26 cm
- Reference LibraryNJ18.H4882152 A12 2017 (LC)Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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- Includes bibliographical references (page 174).
"Nicola Hicks's sculpture and drawing practice has focused upon heroic, humanized animals and mythic, beast-like humans. From the moment she burst upon the wider public stage, there has been no doubting her remarkable talent. Picked out while still at the Royal College of Art by the late Elisabeth Frink as a fellow spirit, she quickly established an immediate presence among the artists of her generation as a serious and substantial figure. She was remarkable on every count, for she flew in the face of the critical expectations of those days not just in the nature of the actual imagery she celebrated--figurative, romantic and expressive--but also in the direct and gleeful joy she took in the physical making of these things. This book is a visual celebration of her work and features essays written by Will Self, Max Porter, Candia McWilliam and David Mamet."--Amazon.com.
- Subject Terms:
- Animals in art.Animals in art.Drawing, English -- 20th century.Drawing, English -- 21st century.Drawing, English.Hicks, Nicola, 1960-Hicks, Nicola, 1960- -- Criticism and interpretation.Sculpture, English -- 20th century.Sculpture, English -- 21st century.Sculpture, English.
- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
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