The Art of Peter Prendergast

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Peter Prendergast (1946 - 2007), painter of bold, expressionist landscapes, seascapes and self-portraits, was an outstanding artist - as celebrated in this important new publication. Complementing The Painter's Quarry (2006), this beautifully illustrated book will enhance our understanding of a significant painter and as such is an essential purchase for all those interested in modern British art.


Richard Cork is an award-winning art critic, historian, broadcaster and exhibition curator. He has been an art critic for the Evening Standard, The Listener, the Times and the New Statesman. He was Slade Professor of Fine Art at Cambridge from 1980-90, and the Henry Moore Senior Fellow at the Courtauld Institute of Art in London from 1992-95. Alongside his journalistic and academic career, he appears regularly on television and radio and has curated exhibitions internationally. His books include a two-volume study of Vorticism, awarded the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize, and a four-volume collection of his critical writings on modern art (2003).Mike Knowles is an artist and Emeritus Professor of Fine Art at Liverpool John Moore's University. He was a life-long friend of Peter Prendergast.