Ogwyn Davies: A Life in Art / Bywyd a Gwaith yr Artist Ogwyn Davies

Ogwyn Davies: A Life in Art / Bywyd a Gwaith yr Artist Ogwyn Davies

Ceri Thomas

A beautiful bilingual volume, the first to focus on this important Welsh artist and illustrated throughout with images of his work. It looks at his life (1925-2015) and his art, detailing his background, influences and techniques. It focuses on his paintings, drawings and ceramics - initially visual and descriptive, before becoming more abstracted.
Date Published :
September 2022
Publisher :
Y Lolfa
Language:
English/WEL
Illustration :
Fully illustrated in color throughout
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9781800992191
Pages : 160
Dimensions : 8.9 X 9.5 inches
Stock Status : Not Yet Published. Available for Pre-Order
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$22.99

Overview
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The first book to focus on the life and work of this important Welsh artist, this beautiful bilingual (English/Welsh) volume is illustrated throughout with images of Davies' work. Written in an accessible style, it looks in detail at his education, local area and influences, and highlights the importance of place, nature and the Welsh language to the Swansea-born artist. It focuses on his primarily on his paintings - initially visual and descriptive, before becoming more abstracted - but also discusses his drawings and ceramics, detailing his different techniques. Davies emerges from this process as a significant European artist.

About The Author
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Ceri Thomas is an art historian, art history lecturer, artist and gallery curator from Swansea who contributes to BBC Wales arts programming and has published on various Welsh artists.

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