John Wesley Works on Paper and Paintings ebook
by Marco Livingstone
Essay by Marco Livingstone. Biography, list of works and exhibition details. Works on Paper & Paintings. 25 colour illustrations 84 pages Publisher: Waddington Custot ISBN: 978-554931-8-8.
Essay by Marco Livingstone. John Wesley: Works on Paper & Paintings.
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In the 1960s, John Wesley's works were labeled Pop art. While some would protest, it's true that his distinctive, comics-inspired lines, his American themes and his enigmatic eroticism had a striking influence on both Pop and a younger generation. This retrospective covers 45 years of stylistically consistent work, from before Pop to after it, including some 100 drawings a In the 1960s, John Wesley's works were labeled Pop art.
David Livingstone March 1813 – 1 May was a Scottish Congregationalist pioneer medical missionary with the London Missionary Society and an explorer in Africa. Another "Great Scot" Livingston was a brave explorer who showed the world how explorers should respect the native populations and help build bridges rather than plunder the natural resources. David Livingstone was one of the first medical missionaries to enter southern Africa, the first in central Africa, and he was often the first European to meet local tribes.
John Wesley traces fashion and news images from books and magazines as the basis for his highly stylized acrylic paintings.
He and his brother John worked twelve-hour days as piecers, tying broken cotton . Neil Livingstone was a Sunday school teacher and teetotaller who handed out Christian tracts on his travels as a door-to-door tea salesman.
He and his brother John worked twelve-hour days as piecers, tying broken cotton threads on the spinning machines. He extensively read books on theology, travel, and missionary enterprises. This rubbed off on the young David, who became an avid reader, but he also loved scouring the countryside for animal, plant, and geological specimens in local limestone quarries.
The 50 paintings and many works on paper included in this exhibition will provide a context for understanding. 1 Contemporary Art Center presents the first . retrospective of works by the painter John Wesley (b. Los Angeles, 1928) spanning the years 1961 to 2000. The selection represents stylistic changes and reveals the multi-layered process behind Wesley’s work. The 50 paintings and many works on paper included in this exhibition will provide a context for understanding.
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Natalie Ferris (author), Marco Livingstone (author), Norman Rosenthal (author). This book explores the range of Jones's 50-year career, focusing not just on his sculptures but also on his works in watercolour, lithography and painting. While best-known for his highly sexualised imagery, particularly his 'women as furniture' series, this volume reveals an artist deeply influenced by European Modernism, whose works possess an innate sense of humour and exuberant use of colour.