Marina Warner

Eyes, Lies, Illusions

May 30, 2018

Marina Warner’s ‘Eyes, Lies and Illusions: Optical Wizardry through Time, 2004’ to is published in Fifty Years of Great Art Writing From the Hayward Gallery, published by Hayward Publishing (London, 2018), pp 315-327.

A collection of important essays about modern and contemporary art, commissioned across half a century by London’s Hayward Gallery.

Featuring a formidable list of contributors, Fifty Years of Great Art Writing ranges from painting and photography to sculpture, choreography and architecture, and takes in a huge diversity of subjects, from Paul Klee to the art of the Harlem Renaissance, from David Shrigley‘s drawings to David Hockney‘s photographs, from Francis Bacon‘s take on the human body to Africa Remix, from Pipilotti Rist‘s installations to Afro-Asian artists in post-war Britain.

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