Tate   Shop Books Books about Tate St Ives Artists: A Companion

Skip to content

St Ives Artists: A Companion

by Virginia Button

by Virginia Button

8.99
item code: 8130

In the 1880s, inspired by their French counterparts, British artists established artistic colonies in seaside towns, in search of good light, dramatic landscape and a simple way of life. By the mid- twentieth century, St Ives and its environs was home to some of the most important British artists of the era, including Ben Nicholson, Patrick Heron, Terry Frost and Barbara Hepworth. This comprehensive introduction provides a background to the artists themselves and the evolution of the artists' colony at St Ives, as well as examining the art scene in Cornwall today. Featuring double-page spreads on key artists and a detailed introductory essay, as well as a postscript outlining what has happened to the 'St Ives' art scene since the 1970s, the book encompasses the creation of Tate St Ives in the early 1990s and the thriving contemporary art scene that is such a feature of the region in the new century.

  • Author Virginia Button
  • Artist Sir Terry Frost
  • Pages 80 pp
  • Number of illustrations 60 colour and 15 black-and-white illustrations
  • Dimensions 246 x 189 mm
  • Paperback yes
  • Publisher Tate Publishing
  • ISBN No. 978 1 85437 820 0

Standard courier delivery

You should receive your order within:

3-5 working days for UK
5-7 working days for Europe, USA, Canada, Fast East and Australasia
7-10 working days for the rest of the world

Custom prints

We aim to deliver custom prints within 14 days. As each print is individually made they take a little longer to prepare. Orders will be dispatched separately from any other item you might order from Tate Online Shop.

Delivery prices

Standard UK delivery 3.60
Custom prints UK 7.50
Insured UK courier 25
For delivery costs for other countries and more information on delivery click here.

Refunds & returns

Tate Online Shop want you to be totally satisfied with your purchase. If for any reason you are not entirely happy with your order whether you have changed your mind or we have made a mistake then please contact our Customer Service team by email at shop.online@tate.org.uk or by phone on +44 (0)20 7887 8869 (Monday Friday, 9.0017.30).

For more information on refunds & returns click here.


For use in Tate Shop only

Rollover image above to zoom |

click to view next item
click to view next item
  • Tate Shop Emails

    Sign up to be the first to hear of new products, exclusive offers and limited edition collections

Customer Service: +44 (0)20 7887 8869
We accept Maestro, Visa, Mastercard, Delta and Solo
Every purchase supports Tate
Google +1 Pinterest