Friends & Influences – Gary Sargeant

As teenager, Gary Sargeant was nurtured and taken to life-classes by Austin Osman Spare; these are personal memories.

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Jerusalem Press, 2013. Hardback, 171 pages. New.

The Memoirs of an Artist; Austin Osman Spare; Ellen Spare; Walter E. Spradbery; Boris Anrep; L.S. Lowry; Haydn Reynolds Mackey; Siegfried Moos; and Lotte Moos.

As teenager, Gary Sargeant was nurtured and taken to life-classes by Spare and his sister Nellie.  Spare  set him upon his  career in Art and Design. Here in this book Sargeant relates memories and experiences of  Austin Osman Spare as a selfless humanist, a generous soul encouraging raw talent without concern for personal gain. Spare is revealed as a life-long instructor on art, a natural mentor who relished nurturing the creative potential of others.