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Willy Tirr (1915 - 1991): Figure in a Landscape David Manson

Willy Tirr (1915 - 1991): Figure in a Landscape

David Manson

Published June 7th 2010
ISBN : 9781452005065
Paperback
116 pages
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 About the Book 

This is the story of Willy Tirr (1915-1991), artist and refugee from Nazi Germany who became Head of Fine Art at Leeds Polytechnic. Willys personal story is set against the background of those turbulent years in which many changes took place inMoreThis is the story of Willy Tirr (1915-1991), artist and refugee from Nazi Germany who became Head of Fine Art at Leeds Polytechnic. Willys personal story is set against the background of those turbulent years in which many changes took place in British society and in the development of art and art education. Willy was a very fine abstract expressionist painter, especially inspired by the Yorkshire landscape. Now little known it is hoped that the book will attract a wider audience to his work.