The Arts To-Day
Essays by W H Auden, Louis MacNeice, Humphrey Jennings etc
First edition, hardback. 22 × 14cm, 301pp.
A series of essays on the state of the arts in the mid-thirties. Comprising W H Auden on Psychology and Art; Louis MacNeice on Poetry; Geoffrey Grigson on Painting and Sculpture; Arthur Calder-Marshall on Fiction; Edward Crankshaw on Music; Humphrey Jennings on The Thetre; John Grierson on The Cinema and John Summerson on Architecture. The book is illustrated with works by contemporary artists such as Wyndham Lewis, Barbara Hepworth, Ben Nicholson, and scenes from Fritz lang's M, and current architecture such as Pithead Baths in Kent.
A good reading copy. There is some scuffing and tanning to the spine and rubbing to the corners but the main body of text is in very good condition.
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