Artist Tony Shiels arrived in St Ives, Cornwall in 1958, hungry for art-world success. For a few years his career went well, but as the sixties developed, he grew impatient with the limitations of abstract art.
Item : THE ART OF THE MINIATURE PAINTER by Dr George C Williamson & Percy Buckman. Signed by Dr George C. Williamson. Signed Edition. Pages good/very good condition; elegant ink greeting first blank (free endpaper) page, minor dulling/foxing front/rear endpapers & first/last 3 pages - remaining page faces very clean & bright with very occasional/very minor foxing mark.
JOHN MOORES 17 WALKER ART GALLERY LIVERPOOL ART EXHIBITION CATALOGUE 18TH OCTOBER 1991 TO 19TH JAN 1992. First Edition Exhibition catalog for the 17th bi-annual John Moores competition exhibition. Large format paperback.
REF: VR BOOKS #5. 'THE IMAGES IN THIS EXHIBITION REPRESENT A MULTIPLICITY OF AGENDAS. However, Philip Townsends best known images were of The Rolling Stones. In 1962, when Philip was working as a freelance photographer in the South of France, Andrew Loog Oldham declared to Philip that he'd be manager of the worlds greatest Rock and Roll band.