Art, Psychoanalysis, and Adrian Stokes: A Biography by Janet Sayers

By Janet Sayers

Illustrated with Barbara Hepworth's summary stone carving, with different artistic endeavors, and with interesting vignettes from Adrian Stokes's writing, this biography highlights his innovative emphasis at the materials-led concept of structure, sculpture, portray, and the avant-garde creations of the Ballets Russes. In additionally detailing Stokes's position as catalyst of the transformation of St Ives in Cornwall into an internationally-acclaimed centre of contemporary artwork, and his falling in love back in his early forties, this biography exhibits how Stokes used these types of studies, with his a long time of psychoanalytic therapy via Melanie Klein, in forging insights approximately methods the outer global supplies shape to the interior international of fable and imagination.

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