David Nash

David Nash

  1. Introduction by Norbert Lynton
  • ISBN 9780500093399
  • 28.70 x 26.00 cm
  • Hardback
  • 168pp
  • With over 350 colour illustrations
  • First published 2007

For over forty years, David Nash has made sculpture almost exclusively in wood.

His work is represented in many museum collections including Tate, London, the Guggenheim and Metropolitan Museums, New York, and the Setagaya and Metropolitan Art Museums in Tokyo. He was elected RA in 1999 and awarded an OBE in 2004.

At the core of his work is a profound and ever-growing knowledge of trees, enabling Nash to engage with the characteristics of each species. The extensive statements by him in this book provide a unique insight into both his thought processes and working methods.

The introduction to this lavishly illustrated book is by the distinguished art historian and critic, Norbert Lynton, who has known and followed the sculptor’s work since the late 1960s.

See the biography and works by David Nash in sculpture.org.uk.

Norbert Lynton is Emeritus Professor of the History of Art at the University of Sussex. His books include The Story of Modern Art, the Yale Dictionary of Art and studies of Quentin Bell, Paul Klee, Ben Nicholson, Victor Pasmore and Jack Smith. His most recent book is on William Scott (Thames & Hudson, 2004).