Brian Ryder R.O.I. PROV: Painting Atmospheric Landscapes, Norfolk and Beyond (Hardback)Adrian Hill (author)
Hardback 144 Pages / Published: 07/10/2010
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The countryside of Norfolk has for centuries challenged artists to paint its wide landscapes, seascapes and incomparable skies. And while many have tried, few have wholly succeeded. Brian Ryder is among the fortunate handful of contemporary painters who the public recognise as successfully capturing both the physical quality and the essential atmosphere of the places he paints. His bold approach to making his work, his uncompromising self criticism allied to years honing his painterly skills, give his paintings an exciting and fresh appeal - combining the best of painting tradition with a unique contemporary flair. In this book we are given an insight into the background of the artist, his early life and his development as a painter. Despite a number of setbacks his determination to succeed brought early recognition in the form of an exhibition and a gold medal at La Biennale de Venezia. His love of Venice is portrayed through the paintings of that wonderful city that are included here. But it is the artist
Number of pages: 144
Dimensions: 238 x 258 mm
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