Tag Archive: Austin Osman Spare

Austin Osman Spare on BBC1 Antiques Roadshow

Not for the first time, BBC1’s Antiques Roadshow featured an Austin Osman Spare item in yesterday’s programme. The significance of its appearance on the UK’s premier antiques television show should not be underestimated. Of course, the expert had to mention Spare’s interest in the occult, his squalid living conditions and so on, but the piece – available via the BBC’s iPlayer application – was very favourable in its artistic assessment.

Threshold: Quasi-Automatic Drawings (Sold at auction)

Auctioned yesterday at Gorringe’s (Lewes UK): Austin Osman Spare (1888-1956) Pencil and coloured pencils on thin wove paper ‘Threshold: Quasi-automatic drawings. 1944-1945′ title page in the original album with attached note ’35 drawings by A.O.S. Bought for £15. Nov 15th 1945 through Hannen Swaffer’ 8 x 13in. Estimate £700-1,000 LOTS…
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Eily – Spare’s Muse now available…

The standard edition of the latest title on Austin Spare and the influence of his wife Eily upon his work is now available from Jerusalem Press. Pre-Orders of the deluxe edition have almost sold-out. http://jerusalempress.co.uk/?page_id=1522 New images of choice spreads featuring unpublished works are now on our Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Jerusalem-Press/258563290868708

Discover Jerusalem Press | Watkins MIND BODY SPIRIT Magazine

Jerusalem Press was founded in July 2007 with the remit to publish the work of artists and writers in limited edition books and fine print editions of the highest quality. We interviewed Jerusalem Press director Stephen Pochin, who is a writer, curator and publisher. Stephen curated the Austin Osman Spare…
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AOS – Catalpa Monographs soon to be published

From Jerusalem Press… After an inexcusably long silence, during which we have been immersed in picture-editing and indexing, and delays at printers, we are now pleased to announce that Catalpa Monographs is finally on press with delivery of standard edition pre-orders commencing October. Catalpa Monographs by Dr William Wallace: In…
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Austin Osman Spare – ‘Refractions’, new from Jerusalem Press

We are pleased to announce the publication of Refractions a fascinating collection of talk transcripts and new essays on Austin Osman Spare, with 300 images and 200 pages. This is the follow up to Cockney Visionary, gathering up talks delivered during the exhibition and fully illustrating the list of works. It…
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