Martin Sharp: His Life and Times download free [PDF and Ebook] by Joyce Morgan

Martin Sharp: His Life and Times download free [PDF and Ebook] by Joyce Morgan year 2017
  • Book name: Martin Sharp: His Life and Times
  • Author: Joyce Morgan
  • Release date: 2017/6/28
  • Publisher: ALLEN & UNWIN
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Biography
  • ISBN: 9781760111755
  • Rating: 9.33 of 10
  • Votes: 864
  • Review by: Annette Oglesby
  • Review rating: 8.24 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/1
  • Total pages: 344
  • Includes a PDF summary of 34 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Martin wore tight pants that were striped red, white and blue, like a Union Jack, and an embroidered Afghan vest. In front of his face he carried, like a lollipop, a smile on a stick. As he went, he bowed to passers-by. Even on King's Road, he stood out.'Martin Sharp's art was as singular as his style. He blurred the boundaries of high art and low with images of Dylan, Hendrix and naked flower children that defined an era. Along the way the irreverent Australian was charged with obscenity and collaborated with Eric Clapton as he drew rock stars and reprobates into his world.In this richly told and beautifully written biography, Joyce Morgan captures the loneliness of a privileged childhood, the heady days of the underground magazine Oz as well as the exuberant creativity of Swinging London and beyond.Sharp pursued his quixotic dream to realise van Gogh's Yellow House in Australia. He obsessively championed eccentric singer Tiny Tim and was haunted by Sydney's Luna Park. Charismatic and paradoxical, he became a recluse whose phone never stopped ringing.There was no one like Martin Sharp. When he died, he was described as a stranger in a strange land who left behind a trail of stardust.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 21H1M19S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Art History, Art History: From c 1960, Styles: Pop Art, Biography: Arts & Entertainment
  • Available formats: HTM, TXT, AZW, PML, PDF, EPUB, DOC, WORD. Compressed in TAR, LZO, ARJ, AZW3, TAR.GZ, ZIP, RAR
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 21.16 USD
  • Dimensions: 150x235x28mm
  • Weight: 528g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: St Leonards, Australia
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