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Euan Uglow

The Complete Paintings

Catalogue Raisonné by Catherine Lampert; Essays by Catherine Lampert and Richard Kendall

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October 1, 2007
352 pages, 9 3/4 x 11
120 b/w + 310 color illus.
ISBN: 9780300123494
Cloth

British artist Euan Uglow (1932–2000) maintained a lower profile than others of his generation, yet his beautiful, intelligent, humane, and often witty landscapes, still lifes, and figure studies are today gaining the recognition they so clearly deserve. Many critics and admirers now consider Uglow one of Britain’s greatest post-war artists.
 
This is the first book devoted to Uglow and his oeuvre. Richard Kendall’s essay explores Uglow’s fundamental attitudes, beliefs, and processes in the years 1950 to 1970, and Catherine Lampert looks at the content and personal nature of the artist’s paintings over a lifetime, emphasizing his growing attention to color and light. The volume reproduces every known oil painting by Uglow—a total of more than 400 works--some 80 of which are here reproduced for the first time. In addition to a chronology, bibliography, and exhibition history for each work, the catalogue entries provide many other details and illuminating notes, including the artist’s own observations.

Catherine Lampert, former director of the Whitechapel Art Gallery, organized the major exhibitions of Uglow’s work in 1974 and 1979. She is the author of Rodin: Sculpture and Drawings, published by Yale University Press. Richard Kendall is an independent art historian. He is the author of many works on Impressionism and contemporary painting and co-author of The Unknown Monet and the forthcoming Degas and the Art of Japan, both published by Yale University Press.


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Marlborough Gallery, London (opens May 2007)

"...scrupulous and immensely informative...Even in the form of the excellent colour reproductions in the book you can sense the glow of the paint and the sensual warmth of the engagement with the subject."---Tom Rosenthal, The Independent on Sunday

"The arrival of Catherine Lampert's new catalogue raisonne of Uglow's work, whose exemplary texts (perceptive, lucid, factual, crisply written) reveal the richness and significance of his painting, has rendered his neglect inexcusable."---Simon Wilson, RA Magazine

‘By two reliable admirers unreserved in their affection and respect, this is the perfect book on Uglow, a careful catalogue raisonné of 442 paintings, a chronology with biographical facts that perhaps seemed irrelevant to the two introductory essays, and the essays themselves, constant in the warmth of their unquestioning appreciation.’
‘The book is excellent, a model, the balance of text and catalogue perfection, the illustrations as truthful as can be, demonstrating Uglow’s development (or lack of it) with the turn of every page’---Brian Sewell, Evening Standard

'A catalogue raisonne may sound daunting, but this is anything but a dry book.  It displays the variety of Uglow's output: holiday landscapes, holiday nudes, small rough pictures, a handful of "autobiographical" ones, which reveal unexpected sides to the tortured perfectionist we are more familiar with.' - Jane Rye, The Spectator

'This is the first book devoted to Uglow and his oeuvre...Lampert looks at the content and personal nature of the artist's paintings over a lifetime, emphasizing his growing attention to color and light.' - Pallant House Gallery Magazine

"This book is almost as good as a full retrospective would be in demonstrating Uglow's powers of depiction. Pears, skulls, nectarines and bananas, limbs and buildings, trees and Mediterranean dusks become in his paintings, classic wonders, some small and lyrical, some majestic."—ARTnews

"Lampert and Kendall document Uglow's career in this thoroughgoing study of almost 450 paintings. . . . This volume, which includes a chronology and exhibition history/catalogs, is beautifully produced and illustrated. Recommended."—Choice
ADDITIONAL MATERIALS

The Unknown Monet

Pastels and Drawings

James A. Ganz and Richard Kendall

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Picasso Looks at Degas

Elizabeth Cowling and Richard Kendall; With contributions b

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Degas in the Norton Simon Museum

Nineteenth-Century Art, Volume 2

Sara Campbell, Richard Kendall, Daphne Barbour, and Shelley

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Impressionism and Post-Impressionism at the Dallas Museum of Art

The Richard R. Brettell Lecture Series

Edited by Heather MacDonald

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The Impressionist Line from Degas to Toulouse-Lautrec

Drawings and Prints from the Clark

Edited by Jay A.

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Van Gogh and Nature

Richard Kendall, Sjraar van Heugten, and Chris Stolwijk

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