Art in A City
John Willett was born in Hampstead in 1917. During the war he was an intelligence officer based in England, the Middle East and Italy. In 1951 he wrote his acclaimed book The Theatre of Bertolt Brecht (Willett was a friend of Brecht). In 1960 he became Assistant Editor of the TLS where he stayed until 1967.
Introduction: 'Art in a city is not a static affair' List of illustrations Acknowledgements 1. Problem and place 2. Views of the past 3. Established institutions 4. Art in Public 5. Questions of taste 6. Educating the eye 7. The artists 8. The wider scene 9. Points of doctrine 10. A plan of campaign Appendices: A Questionnaire: the visual arts in Liverpool B Five cities and the visual arts C Project for a 'Look at Liverpool' exhibition Index
Size: 234 x 156 mm
Publication: October 1, 2007