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Ravilious & Co – The Pattern of Friendship

A new biography offers a delightful look at the life and work of Eric Ravilious, encompassing his circle of friends and the artists who influenced his work . . . And every copy purchased from us comes with two free Ravilious greeting cards!

Andy Friend's new book offers an appreciative understanding of influences that helped shape Ravilous' world, starting with Paul Nash’s teaching at the Royal College of Art and encompassing Edward Bawden, Barnett Freedman, Enid Marx, Tirzah Garwood, Percy Horton, Peggy Angus, Helen Binyon and others.

Together, their work spanned the worlds of fine art and graphic design, and at the time their vision came to be seen as the epitome of contemporary British values.

Beautifully illustrated, 'Ravilious & Co.' explores how the artists' social life influenced their professional lives. And it focuses on the significance in particular of women artists, whose place within the history of British art has often been neglected.

The book costs £24.95. Stop in to browse, or order a copy posted to you in the UK for £5.75. Purchase your copy from us, and we'll include two free Eric Ravilious greeting cards (normally costing £5 together)!

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