2012

Publications & Catalogues

Flight and the Artistic Imagination

Edited by Sam Smiles

Publisher: Paul Holberton Publishng

Paperback
96 pages
ISBN: 978 1 907372 37 7

Flight and the Artistic imagination explores the instinctive human desire to fly. It shows how artists have represented the experience of flight, in both fact and fantasy. 

Through an intriguing combination of paintings, sculpture, photographs, drawings, prints and video, including works by Leonardo da Vinci, Francisco Jose de Goya y Lucientes, Paul Nash, Peter Lanyon and Mark Wallinger, the reader will be provided with a unique overview of artists' creative responses to flight.