Drawn to Painting: Leon Kossoff Drawings and Prints After Nicolas Poussin
Published by Merrell Publishers, in collaboration with L.A. Louver, Venice, CA
Text by Richard Kendall
128 pages, 89 color illustrations
This catalogue was published on the occasion of the exhibitions, "Drawn to Painting: Leon Kossoff Drawings and Prints After Nicolas Poussin," Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 20 January - 2 April 2000, which traveled to the National Galleryof Australia, Canberra, 17 March - 10 June 2001; and "Poussin Landscapes by Kossoff," J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, 18 January - 16 April 2000. A related show, "After Nicolas Poussin: New Etchings by Leon Kossoff," was exhibited at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, 24 April - 13 August 2002.
Richard Kendall trained as a painter and printmaker before taking an MA in art history at the Courtauld Institute of Art, London. As a lecturer at colleges and universities in Manchester, he developed an interest in Impressionism, and has published books on Cézanne, Degas, Monet and Van Gogh. He has also curated several major exhibitions of the work of Degas in Britain and the United States. He now works as an independent scholar and has written essays and reviews on the work of a number of contemporary artists, including Lucian Freud, Euan Uglow and Leon Kossoff.