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Edward Lucie-Smith

Edward Lucie-Smith.

John Edward McKenzie Lucie-Smith (born 27 February 1933) is a British writer, poet, art critic, curator, broadcaster and author of exhibition catalogues.

Contents

  • Biography 1
  • Works 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Biography

Lucie-Smith was born in Kingston, Jamaica, moving to the United Kingdom in 1946. He studied at The King's School, Canterbury, and after a little time in Paris he also studied at Merton College, Oxford, where he studied History.

After serving in the The Group, a London-centred poets' group.[1]

At the beginning of the 1980s he conducted several series of interviews, Conversations with Artists, for BBC Radio 3.

Edward is also a regular contributor to The London Magazine,[2] in which he writes art reviews.

He is a prolific writer, having written in excess of one hundred books in total on a variety of subjects, chiefly art history as well as biographies and poetry. In addition he has curated a number of art exhibitions, including three Peter Moores projects at the Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool; the New British Painting (1988–90) and two retrospectives at the New Orleans Museum of Art. He is a curator of the Bermondsey Project Space]].[3]

Works

Poetry and Fiction
  • The Fantasy Poets: Number Twenty Five (1954)
  • A Tropical Childhood and Other Poems (1961)
  • Confessions & Histories (1964)
  • Penguin Modern Poets 6 (1964) with George MacBeth
  • A Game of French and English (1965) poems
  • Jazz for the N.U.F. (1965)
  • Mystery in the Universe: Notes on An Interview with Allen Ginsberg (1965)
  • The Penguin Book of Elizabethan Verse (1965), editor
  • A Choice of Browning's Verse (1967)
  • Five Great Odes by Paul Claudel (1967), translator
  • Borrowed Emblems (1967)
  • Jonah: Selected Poems of Jean-Paul de Dadelsen (1967), translator
  • Silence (1967), poetry
  • The Penguin Book of Satirical Verse (1967), editor
  • The Little Press Movement in England and America (1968)
  • More Beasts for Guillaume Apollinaire (1968)
  • Snow Poem (1968)
  • Towards Silence (1968)
  • Egyptian Ode (1969)
  • Holding Your Eight Hands (1969; science fiction verse anthology), editor
  • Six Kinds of Creature (1969)
  • Six More Beasts (1970)
  • British Poetry since 1945 (1970 anthology), editor
  • The Rhino (1971) with Ralph Steadman
  • A Garland from the Greek (1971)
  • French Poetry Today: a bilingual anthology (1971), editor, with Simon Watson Taylor
  • Primer of Experimental Poetry 1, 1870–1922. Volume I (1971) editor
  • Two Poems of the Night (1972), with Ralph Steadman
  • The Well-Wishers (1974)
  • Joan of Arc (1976)
  • The Dark Pageant (1977)
  • One Man Show (1981), with Beryl Cook
  • Private View (1981), with Beryl Cook
  • Bertie and the Big Red Ball (1982), with Beryl Cook
  • Beasts with Bad Morals (1984)
  • Poems for Clocks (1986)
  • Changing Shape: New and Selected Poems (2002)
Non-fiction
  • Rubens (1961)
  • What Is a Painting? (1966)
  • Liverpool Scene: Recorded Live along the Mersey Beat (1967) editor
  • Sergei De Diaghileff (1929) (1968) with Anthony Howell
  • Thinking about Art: Critical Essays (1968)
  • Movements in Art since 1945 (1969)
  • Art in Britain 1969–70 (1970) with Patricia White
  • A Concise History of French Painting (1971)
  • Eroticism in Western Art (1972) revised as Sexuality in Western Art, 1991
  • Symbolist Art (1972)
  • Movements in Modern Art (1973) with Donald Carroll
  • The First London Catalogue (1974)
  • Late Modern: The Visual Arts Since 1945 (1975)
  • The Invented Eye: Masterpieces of Photography, 1839–1914 (1975)
  • The Waking Dream Fantasy and the Surreal in Graphic Art 1450–1900 (1975) with Aline Jacquot
  • The Burnt Child: An Autobiography (1975)
  • World of the Makers: Today's Master Craftsmen and Craftswomen (1975)
  • How the Rich Lived: The Painter as Witness 1870–1914 (1976) with Celestine Dars
  • Fantin-Latour (1977)
  • Art Today: From Abstract Expressionism to Superrealism (1977)
  • Joan of Arc (1977)
  • Toulouse-Lautrec (1977)
  • Work and Struggle: The Painter as Witness, 1870–1914 (1977), with Celestine Dars
  • Outcasts of the Sea: Pirates and Piracy (1978)
  • A Concise History of Furniture (1979)
  • A Cultural Calendar of the 20th Century (1979)
  • Super Realism (1979)
  • Art in the Seventies (1980)
  • The Story of Craft: The Craftsman's Role in Society. Phaidon, Oxford, 1981; ISBN 0714820377
  • The Art of Caricature (1981)
  • The Body Images of the Nude (1981)
  • The Sculpture of Helaine Blumenfeld (1982)
  • A History of Industrial Design (1983)
  • The Thames & Hudson Dictionary of Art Terms (1984)
  • Nudes and Flowers: 40 Watercolours by David Hutter (1984)
  • Steve Hawley (1984)
  • Art of the 1930s: The Age of Anxiety (1985)
  • American Art Now (1985)
  • Lives of the Great Twentieth Century Artists (1985)
  • The Male Nude: A Modern View (1985) with François De Louville (this book features Hockney, Kitaj & Shaw), et al.
  • Michael Leonard: Paintings (1985) with Lincoln Kirstein
  • American Craft Today: Poetry of the Physical (1986), with Paul J. Smith
  • Sculpture Since 1945 (1987)
  • The Self Portrait: A Modern View (1987), with Sean Kelly
  • The New British Painting (1988), with Carolyn Cohen and Judith Higgins
  • The Essential Osbert Lancaster: An Anthology in Brush and Pen (1988) editor
  • Impressionist Women (1989)
  • Art in the Eighties (1990)
  • Art Deco Painting (1990)
  • Fletcher Benton (1990) with Paul J. Karlstrom
  • Jean Rustin (1990)
  • Harry Holland: The Painter and Reality (1991)
  • Keith Vaughan 1912–1977: Drawings of the Young Male (1991)
  • Wendy Taylor (1992)
  • Andres Nagel (1992)
  • Alexander (1992)
  • Art and Civilization (1992)
  • The Faber Book of Art Anecdotes (1992), editor
  • Luis Caballero: Paintings & Drawings (1992)
  • 20th Century Latin American Art (1993)
  • British Art Now – A Personal View (1993), with Zsuzsi Roboz and Max Wykes-Joyce
  • Fritz Scholder, A Survey of Paintings 1970–1993 (1993)
  • Race, Sex and Gender in Contemporary Art: The Rise of Minority Culture (1994)
  • Elisabeth Frink: A Portrait (1994)
  • John Kirby: The Company of Strangers (1994)
  • American Realism (1994)
  • Art Today (1995)
  • Panayiotis Kalorkoti, Reflections of Grizedale (Acrylics, Watercolours, Etchings) (1995)
  • Visual Arts in the 20th Century (1996)
  • Leonardo Nierman: 1987–1994 Painting/Sculpture/Tapestry (1996)
  • Albert Paley (1996)
  • Ars Erotica: An Arousing History of Erotic Art (1997)
  • Dunbar Mining The Surfaces (1997)
  • Glenys Barton (1997), with Adrian Flowers and Robin Gibson
  • Impressionist Women: Reality Observed (1997)
  • Adam: The Male Figure in Art (1998)
  • Chadwick (1998)
  • Zoo: Animals in Art (1998)
  • Lives of the Great 20th Century Artists (1999)
  • Sean Henry – the Centre of the Universe (1999), with Beatrice F. Buscaroli
  • Women and Art: Contested Territory (1999), with Judy Chicago
  • Judy Chicago: An American Vision (2000)
  • Flesh and Stone (2000)
  • Sergio Ceccotti, Editions Lachenal & Ritter, Paris, 2001.
  • Art Tomorrow (2002)
  • Roberto Marquez (2002)
  • David Remfry: Dancers (2003), with Dore Ashton and Carter Ratcliff
  • Color of Time: The Photographs of Sean Scully (2004), with Arthur C. Danto and Mia Fineman
  • Censoring the Body (2007) (ISBN 1905422539)[4]
  • "Byzantium & Beyond: The paintings of Dave Pearson" (2012), with Margaret Mytton

References

  1. ^ Potts, Robert (23 April 2010). "Peter Porter obituary". The Guardian. Retrieved 7 February 2011. 
  2. ^ The London Magazine.
  3. ^ Lucie-Smith, Edward (2012). Edward Lucie-Smith: Uncollected Writings. Cv publications. p. 115.  
  4. ^ Poole, Steven (25 October 2008). "Censoring the Body". The Guardian. Retrieved 7 February 2011. 

External links

  • Biography
  • LibraryThing author profile
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