Fully illustrated 64 pages publication with an introduction by John Hoyland and an essay by John McEwen.
Extract from the introduction by John Hoyland:
[...] For me the so-called “swinging sixties” was a parallel universe. I was not interested in the style icons of the day, Carnaby Street, the Kings Road and Pop Art, in much the same way I am not interested in the superficiality of the so-called “Brit Art”. To me this all represented “Little Britain”. I didn’t want what blacks call “blue eyed soul” with people from the London School of Economics poncing around the stage. I wanted the real blues and jazz, we wanted to fire the “Big Guns”. Once one had glimpsed the sublime, it became impossible to engage with the instant gratification of so-called “Op Art”, or the playful games of “Pop Art”. For me art has always seemed to be a more serious matter, a bigger game. I taught most days, then painted until midnight, sometimes up to 20ft wide, I needed to, and thought that the world needed them also, how wrong I was.' ...