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Tess Jaray Mystery Confession

In these subtle and penetrating essays the artist Tess Jaray considers the work of painters past and present whom she admires, from Giotto and Piero to such contemporaries as Basil Beattie and younger artists like Martin Creed. 82% off! WAS £16.95, NOW £3.00 This product has been discontinued. See the Related Products below or email [email protected] and we can suggest something similar which you may also like.
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Dimensions 21.4 x 2 x 16.6cm
Fabric & material Paperback
No. of Pages 128
SKU 02079918

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Tess Jaray also reflects on the questions and preferences that motivate her own practice - how we apprehend beauty and the qualities of particular colours - returning often to the idea that artists are looking for patterns to make sense of the world. Jaray shares this modernist sensibility with the writer W.G. Sebald, who features in often in this collection and whose presence is felt throughout. In these essays Jaray approaches the mysteries of making art - where it comes from and what happens when we look at it, in our heads and in our hearts. 21.5 x 16.5cm, 126 pages, 42 illustrations.