Contents: Foreword, Gareth Wardell; 'It's chance, but it's controlled chance': An interview with Barbara Rae, Andrew Lambirth; Between Two Worlds: Outer Perception and Inner Vision in the Art of Barbara Rae, Bill Hare; Plates, Gareth Wardell: Scotland, France, Ireland, Arizona, Malibu, Italy, South Africa, Spain; Chronology; Exhibitions; Awards and Professional Affiliations; Collections; Selected Bibliography; Index
Bill Hare is a lecturer in Visual and Cultural Studies at Edinburgh College of Art and has curated several exhibitions. Andrew Lambirth is the art critic for the Spectator and has written extensively on a variety of artists including Lowry and Uglow. Gareth Wardell is a writer and filmmaker.
'This is a strong, well-designed monograph ... The book traces the painter's career through all its phases and shows how direct observation, lingering memories and studio strategies have all contributed to her art. The authors deserve praise for their thorough and engaging writing and the illustrations brilliantly convey the power of paintings.' The Art Book