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Matthew Spender.

Matthew Spencer

Matthew Spender.

by Matthew Spencer

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Published by Berkeley Square Gallery in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Catalogue of the exhibition held at the Berkeley Square Gallery, London, 7th-25th November 1989.

ContributionsBerkeley Square Gallery.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21183025M

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Matthew Spender (Author) Born in , Matthew Spender is a sculptor and the author of 'Within Tuscany: Reflections on a Time and a Place' and 'From a High Place: A Life of Arshile Gorky'. He lives with his wife, artist Maro Gorky, and their two daughters on a farm near S. Matthew Spender. Farrar, Straus & Giroux, $27 (p) ISBN


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Matthew Spender (born ) is an English sculptor. He is the author of From a High Place: A Life of Arshile Gorky (), a biography of his father-in-law, the artist Arshile Gorky, and A House in St John's Wood (), about his father, the poet Stephen Spender. Spender was born in London, England, the son of the poet Stephen Spender and the pianist Natasha Spender.

Editorial Reviews. It is hard to overstate how bravely honest Matthew Spender’s book is Brilliantly paced The book also matters in its own right, for its insight into how we are all shaped by the strangeness of the families we find ourselves inhabitingBrand: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

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Matthew Spender is the author of Within Tuscany ( avg rating, 52 ratings, 6 reviews, published ), From a High Place ( avg rating, 32 ratings, /5. A House in St John's Woods: In Search of My Parents is a son's attempt to reconstruct a portrait of his magnetic father and unconventional family out of the ambiguous experiences of his childhood.

Drawing on unpublished letters and diaries, family keepsakes and youthful memories, Matthew Spender tells the story of a singular family in the Author: Matthew Spender. Matthew Spender is a writer and sculptor. He married the eldest daughter of Arshile Gorky in He married the eldest daughter of Arshile Gorky in His previous book, Within Tuscany, is a memoir about the Sienese countryside where they : University of California Press.

An expatriate British sculptor's eccentric view of his adopted home of Siena, Italy. Spender is marvelous when he describes the landscape shimmering with heat and layered with history; when he offers an artist's insight into Italian art (``Michelangelo is the first artist who makes us aware that there is as much to be said by not completing a work as by completing it''); when he describes the Author: Matthew Spender.

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More than 20 years ago, sculptor Matthew Spender and his wife left England for what they intended to be a brief interlude in Tuscany. In his memoir Spender takes us on a meditative tour of the place he now calls home - ranging back in time to the battle of Montaperti when for the last time the Sienese defeated the Florentines, through the days when Byron and Shelley wandered the streets /5(5).

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A frank memoir of Spender’s problematic poet father and his emotionally remote pianist mother. Growing up among a generation of brilliant, creative British men who had to overcome enormous obstacles to their embrace of homosexuality left poet Stephen Spender’s only son, sculptor and writer Matthew, with both a deep reverence for the creative act and a nose for : Matthew Spender.

Matthew Spender is a British painter and sculptor who has worked for most of his life in Italy. He is the author of two books: `Within Tuscany: Reflections on a Time and Place', and `From a High Place: a Life of Arshile Gorky'; and the editor of: `Il diario di Sintra', based on a diary written by Stephen Spender and Christopher Isherwood in Portugal in ; `Goats on the Roof', a collection /5(35).

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