From the Shadows Owen Hopkins

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Nicholas Hawksmoor (1662–1736) is considered one of Britain’s greatest architects. He was involved in the grandest architectural projects of his age and today is best known for his London churches – six idiosyncratic edifices of white Portland stone that remain standing today, proud and tall in the otherwise radically changed cityscape. Until comparatively recently, however, Hawksmoor was thought to be, at best, a second-rate talent: merely Sir Christopher Wren’s slightly odd apprentice, or the practically minded assistant to Sir John Vanbrugh. Published by Reaktion in 2015, this book brings to life the dramatic story of Hawksmoor’s resurrection from the margins of history.

 

Specifications

  • Hardback Edition
  • Page Count: 344
  • Dimensions: 170 x 220mm
  • Language: English

 

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