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Christopher Simon Sykes
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Doubleday Publishing
Doubleday Publishing rated it 4 years ago
Picking up Hockney's story in 1975, this second volume, A Pilgrim's Progress, finds him traveling between Notting Hill and California, where he took inspiration for the swimming pool series of paintings; creating the acclaimed set designs for operas around the world; and embracing emerging technolog...
Doubleday Publishing
Doubleday Publishing rated it 7 years ago
"Energetic, absorbing ... Sykes skillfully integrates Hockney’s private history with his public, artistic life to provide unusual insight into both his emotional and professional life."—Publishers Weekly"Intimate, vivid ... A personal, lively look at this extraordinary artist’s career. Readers will ...
ijanderson1
ijanderson1 rated it 7 years ago
At Home with Books: How Booklovers Live with and Care for Their LibrariesBy: Estelle Ellis, Caroline Seebohm, and Christopher Simon SykesPublished By: Carol Southern BooksAt Home with Books: How Booklovers Live with and Care for Their LibrariesThis is basically a coffee table book filled with g...
Admitted Dilettante
Admitted Dilettante rated it 9 years ago
O, that Biedermeier daybed with the stacks of books within fingers' reach, Niall, you're my kind of guy!What I learned . . . Book lovers and their architects often fail to plan for EXPANSION. That's why I do thin the herd occasionally. . .
Miss Clark
Miss Clark rated it 9 years ago
All about book collections and their owners. Some were simply amazing to see, others not so much. But overall, the book is a delightful way to spend an hour or so. And it highlights just how many different types of collectors and readers there are. I especially liked Paul Getty's castle library and ...
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