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The Oxford Art Book : The City Through the Eyes of its Artists

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Tourists, students, alumni, local residents and art-lovers. Similar titles include:



Visions of Oxford and Cambridge, The Royal Watercolour Society



Oxford in Prints: 1675-1900, Peter Whitfield



Oxford Gargoyles: A Little Souvenir, Chris Andrews
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Product details

  • Hardback | 144 pages
  • 160 x 196 x 17mm | 486g
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • English
  • None
  • 190686084X
  • 9781906860844
  • 58,853

Table of contents

Foreword by Emma Bridgewater



Introduction



The Radcliffe Camera



The Bodleian Library



The Covered Market



Christ Church and Tom Tower



A stroll around Oxford's streets



The Sheldonian Theatre



Bridge of Sighs



Museums of Oxford



Around Oxford and its colleges



The Botanic Garden



The river and parks



Cowley Road



The Headington Shark and outskirts



Otmoor RSPB reserve



Artists' credits



Artists
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Review quote

A dreamy, inspiring ode to the dreamy spires. -- Helen Fielding There's a feast within these pages, celebrating the great city of Oxford and the artists it inspires; open your eyes and rejoice. -- Miriam Margolyes Oxford may well be the most consciously beautiful city in Europe, and I get a daily kick out of wandering round its streets. It's a brilliant idea to let today's artists show us the grand sights - and the intimate ones as well. -- John Simpson What a nice idea, Oxford's so lovely, it makes me feel very nostalgic. -- Rick Stein Oxford is a victim of its beauty: the pavements crammed with bemused tourists, filthy buses jamming the streets. But the artists behind these images have not been deterred: this is a treasury of new ways of seeing. -- Jeremy Paxman
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About Emma Bennett

Emma Bennett's fascination with design and recycling leads to beautiful collages, as in the cover of this lovely book.
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