MICHAEL SHANNON: Painting and the Poetry of Daily Life (Signed by the Artist)

By: Sturgeon, Graeme

Price: $123.50

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Book Condition: Very Good


156pp., blue tinted endpapers. B/white artist-portrait frontispiece. Colour-art section (36 colour plates on recto pages; relevant information on adjacent versos). B/white halftone plate art section (24 plates). Book clean and square. Printed title over undamaged backstrip. Pale apricot boards undamaged. Signed on half-title page by subject artist Michael Shannon (b.1927-d.1993). Very faint, minor foxing on versos of free endpapers, else textblock unmarked. Art-illustrated ('Road to Costerfield, 1983', Michael Shannon), French-fold dustjacket trivially edgeworn and lightly colour-faded on spine. From the dustjacket flap: "This important new book on the art of Michael Shannon traces his development from his early years as a student with George Bell, to his most recent studies of the landscape of Northern Victoria. Comprehensively illustrated, it reveals his sustained interest in the urban environment and his ability to find both poetry and quiet dignity in the ordinary aspects of the suburban world.' Just three years following publication of this lovely book, Michael Shannon passed away after a long battle with Parkinson's Disease in 1993 . . . Contents include: Prelims. Acks. The Art of Michael Shannon. Biographical Chronology. Colour Plates. Black and White Figures (Plates). Exhibitions. List of Plates. Bibliography. Book weight approx. 1.23KG. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG.

Title: MICHAEL SHANNON: Painting and the Poetry of Daily Life (Signed by the Artist)

Author Name: Sturgeon, Graeme

Categories: Australiana, Signed Books, Art and Artists,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Roseville, NSW, Australia, Craftsman House: 1990

ISBN Number: 0947131329

ISBN Number 13: 9780947131326

Binding: Hardcover and Dustjacket

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Inscription: Signed by Artist Michael Shannon

Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Seller ID: 013679

Keywords: Biography, Art and Artists, Australia, 20th Century Artists (Australia), Shannon, (David) Michael (1927-1993), Signed Books, Sturgeon, Graeme, 1936-