Daemons and Angels: A Life of Jacob Epstein

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A biography of the controversial sculptor, Jacob Epstein. Recognized as a seminal figure in 20th-century art, his powerful and often explicit sculptures, monumental in scale, were hailed as the work of a genius by a few contemporary figures such as Ezra Pound and Augustus John, but produced hostility from the establishment. It is a comment on changing tastes that Epstein's carving in alabaster, "Jacob and the Angel", once refused by the Tate Gallery, now stands in the Central Sculpture Hall of Tate Britain. His sculpture, ...

Daemons and Angels: A Life of Jacob Epstein 2002, Constable, London

ISBN-13: 9781841192536

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