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- DescriptionHermann Gross (1904-88) would probably be one of the most recognised German Expressionist painters today if it were t for one detail: in 1963, to the bewilderment of his friends, he left the artistic hubs of Paris and Berlin and became an artist-in-residence at a Camphill community in Aberdeen, in the rth of Scotland. This book should bring long-overdue recognition to this most talented of artists. It traces Gross's early life and career as he learned the technical skills of a sculptor, painter, silversmith and stained glass maker under some of the most eminent masters in Europe, including Haustein, Raemisch and Wlerick and, in Paris, Picasso. His work for the Nazi propaganda machine during the war is examined, along with his time in America. It was during his many years at Camphill, however, that Gross's art matured, and this book includes fifteen colour plates of his most important work. Throughout, he remained true to the German Expressionist roots of communicating a compelling message relevant to contemporary society.
- Author BiographyRobin Jackson was a lecturer at Aberdeen College of Education before becoming Principal Lecturer in Special Education at King Alfred's College, Winchester and Principal of Linn Moor Special School in Aberdeen. He has worked with Camphill for many years, including as a Development and Training Co-ordinator, and is currently a consultant to Camphill Rudolf Steiner Schools in Aberdeen. Jennifer Melville is the Keeper of Fine Art for Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums, UK.
- Author(s)Robin Jackson
- PublisherFloris Books
- Date of Publication25/09/2008
- SubjectIndividual Artists / Art Monographs
- Place of PublicationEdinburgh
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintFloris Books
- Content Note24 colour and 24 b/w illustrations
- Weight597 g
- Width210 mm
- Height287 mm
- Spine13 mm
- Foreword byJennifer Melville
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