Nigel Henderson: Parallel of Life and Art

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This monograph presents a selection of Nigel Henderson's work in collage and experimental and documentary photography. Though described by critic David Sylvester as "a seminal figure in post-war British art", Henderson has languished in relative obscurity. This is an in-depth account of the artist's singular life which included close friendships with Dylan Thomas, the Cambridge scientist J.D. Bernal and Antonia White, as well as socialising with T.S. Eliot, Bertolt Brecht and W.H. Auden. Henderson (1917-1985) famously ...