The Independent Eye

Contemporary British Art from the Collection of Samuel and Gabrielle Lurie

Edited by Eleanor Hughes and Angus Trumble

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This beautifully illustrated book takes readers inside Samuel and Gabrielle Lurie's dynamic private collection of contemporary British art, an intended gift to the Yale Center for British Art. Spanning the past four decades, the collection includes major works by Ian Stephenson, Patrick Caulfield, and John Walker, as well as important prints by Howard Hodgkin and R. B. Kitaj. At its core are 52 paintings and drawings by John Hoyland, widely considered one of Britain's foremost abstract painters. The Independent Eye features an interview with the Luries, as well as essays by leading critics and writers, some of whom were and are personally acquainted with the artists represented. These experts assess individual artists and works, explore their inspirations and methods, and define their shared experiences and values. They also address subjects such as the overall importance of the collection and postwar art in Britain.

Eleanor Hughes is Associate Curator and Head of Exhibitions and Publications and Angus Trumble is Senior Curator of Paintings and Sculpture, both at the Yale Center for British Art.


Yale Center for British Art

ISBN: 9780300171396
Publication Date: December 7, 2010
Publishing Partner: Distributed for the Yale Center for British Art
144 pages, 9 3/4 x 12
105 color illus.
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Edwardian Opulence

British Art at the Dawn of the Twentieth Century

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Eva Hesse 1965

Edited by Barry Rosen; With a foreword by Susan Fisher Ster

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Modernism and Memory

Rhoda Pritzker and the Art of Collecting

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Spreading Canvas

Eighteenth-Century British Marine Painting

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