Richard Walker

Image And Myth

Best known for a dramatic, layered and visionary urban imagery, Richard Walker (born 1954) is a painter, printmaker and photographer.
Publication date:
November 2004
Publisher :
Paul Holberton Publishing
Language:
English
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Paperback
ISBN : 9781903470244

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Best known for a dramatic, layered and visionary urban imagery, Richard Walker (born 1954) is a painter, printmaker and photographer. He works in a variety of media, including acrylic, collage, pastel, watercolour, charcoal and pencil, mainly on canvas and paper. This unique book is both a kind of autobiography - compiled and written by himself - and a selective catalogue of his work, past and present. Peter Parker, biographer of Christopher Isherwood, also interviews the artist.

"From an early age I wanted to be an architect .... Then, when I went to New York, I saw for the first time these monumental buildings which you couldn't ignore. The word ‘portrait' is apt because they had real presence and character. Later I became more interested in the space and light than in the buildings themselves ....”