Celebrating all the joys of spring, this bright gift book examines some of the most beautiful, transformative and amusing artistic expressions of the spring season, all drawn from Tate’s collection. Spring considers how the traditional season of growth and rebirth has influenced artists over centuries.
This selection of works is divided into key springtime themes – ‘Blossom and Blooms’, 'Into the Landscape’, ‘In the Garden’, ‘Agriculture’, ‘Rebirth’ and ‘Uprising’.
Works of art (paintings, drawings, sculptures, illustrations and installations) are punctuated by brief captions adding background detail or additional information about the art, artists and their subjects. Featured artists include: Barbara Hepworth, Patrick Heron, Damien Hirst, Salvador Dalí, Natalia Goncharova, Stanley Spencer, Anselm Kiefer, William Blake, Andy Warhol and Alex Katz.
By David Trigg
- Hardback, 17.3 x 14 cm
- ISBN 9781849766968