One Day, Something Happens: Paintings of People
Published by Hayward Gallery Publishing.
Edited and with text by Jennifer Higgie.
In One Day, Something Happens: Paintings of People, the celebrated writer, art critic and coeditor of Frieze magazine, Jennifer Higgie, illuminates her fascination for the figure in modern British painting through the works of artists as diverse as David Hockney, Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, Paula Rego and Peter Blake. Teasing out common themes, from representations of joy and loneliness to masks and the carnivalesque, this highly illustrated publication offers a very personal journey through contemporary figurative art. Among the artists featured are Eileen Agar, Michael Andrews, Liz Arnold, Walter Bayes, Peter Blake, Glenn Brown, Jeffrey Camp, Steven Claydon, Prunella Clough, Robert Colquhoun, Kate Davis, Milena Dragicevic, Malcolm Drummond, Lucian Freud, Michael Fullerton, Rodney Gladwell, Alasdair Gray, Roy Grayson, Richard Hamilton, Georgia Hayes, David Hockney, Donna Huddleston, Jock McFadyen, David Noonan, Paula Rego, Ceri Richards, William Roberts, Bob Robinson, Walter Sickert, Euan Uglow and Lynette Yiadom-Boakye.