The Art of Light – Brian Clarke

The Art of Light – Brian Clarke

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June 2018
ISBN 9781912122172
235 x 300 mm
Hardback
286 pages
200 illustrations

A bespoke catalogue designed in close collaboration with stained-glass artist Brian Clarke as part of a major exhibition at the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Art.

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Over the last five decades, Clarke has consistently pushed the boundaries of stained-glass as a medium, both in terms of technology and its poetic potential. His reputation is based on major installation projects all over the world and the significant artistic and technical breakthroughs he has contributed to this thousand-year-old medium.

The book features lavish new photography alongside an introduction by Norman Foster, founder of architectural practice Foster + Partners, and an essay by Paul Greenhalgh, Director of the Sainsbury Centre.

About the artist

Brian Clarke was born in Oldham, England. He is an architectural artist and painter, best known for radically updating and innovating the medium of stained glass. Clarke is also widely celebrated for his painting, sculpture, mosaic and tapestry.

Contributors

Norman Foster is the founder of architectural practice Foster + Partners.

Paul Greenhalgh is director of the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Art in Norwich.