Queer St Ives and Other Stories (Ian Massey)


This first ever queer history of St Ives weaves together biography with art and social history to shine new light on a pivotal era in the development of British modernism. At its centre is the sculptor John Milne (1931-1978), who arrived in the town in 1952 to work as an assistant to Barbara Hepworth. Based on original interviews and previously unpublished letters and diaries, Queer St Ives and Other Stories reveals a fascinating, previously undocumented history, adding vital new insights into the history of this fabled Cornish art colony.
  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781909932692
  • Pages: 456
  • Dimensions: 225x150mm

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