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Oliver Messel

Roger Pinkham

Oliver Messel

by Roger Pinkham

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  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Victoria & Albert Museum .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Theaters,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Theater - Stagecraft,
  • Messel, Oliver,
  • Messel, Oliver,,
  • 1904-1978,
  • Exhibitions,
  • Stage-setting and scenery

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8291292M
    ISBN 100905209508
    ISBN 109780905209500

    Oliver Messel: a biography. [Charles Castle] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Charles Castle. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC . Oliver Messel was born to Leonard () and Maud Messel, née Sambourne () on the 13 January and was the youngest of three children after Linley and Anne. The family moved to Nymans, the Messel family home in Sussex, from nearby Balcombe in The house remained in the family until when it was bequeathed to the.

      The subtitle of this sumptuous new book on the designer Oliver Messel () is well chosen. Messel made his name as a stage designer, working precociously for Sergei Diaghilev in , shortly after leaving the Slade School, and becoming one of the leading designers for opera and neo-Romantic drama (notably by Christopher Fry and Jean Anouilh) in the post-war years. Oliver Messel 'In the Theatre of Design'. likes. Oliver Messel was one of England’s foremost interior designers of the twentieth centuryFollowers:

    The Bright Young Things, or Bright Young People, was a nickname given by the tabloid press to a group of Bohemian young aristocrats and socialites in s London. They threw elaborate fancy dress parties, went on elaborate treasure hunts through nighttime London, and some drank heavily or used drugs — all of which was enthusiastically covered by journalists such as Charles Graves and Tom. Oliver Messel 'In the Theatre of Design' Septem One of Oliver's illustrations for Delightful Food, a recipe book written by Marjorie Slater and Adrianne Whitney. This is his illustration for the chapter on seafood and two of his favourite recipes from the book.


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Thomas Messel, the nephew of Oliver Messel, is a furniture designer and is responsible for the refurbishment of two of Oliver Messel's design projects: Dorchester Hotel, Flaxley Armstrong-Jones, Lord Snowdon, is a photographer and y Powell is a costume designer for stage and screen.

Stephen Calloway is the author of Obsessions: Collectors and Their Passions 5/5(7). Oliver Hilary Sambourne Messel (13 January – 13 July ) was an English artist and one of the foremost stage designers of the 20th century.

After completing his studies, he became a portrait painter and commissions for theatre work soon followed, beginning with his designing the masks for a London production of Serge Diaghilev's ballet 5/5(4). Oliver Messel book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.4/5.

Thomas Messel, the nephew of Oliver Messel, is a furniture designer and is responsible for the refurbishment of two of Oliver Messel's design projects: The Dorchester Hotel and Flaxley Abbey.: Antony Armstrong-Jones, the late Lord Snowdon, photographer and filmmaker.: Anthony Powell is a costume designer for stage and screen.: Stephen Calloway is the author of 'Obsessions: Collectors.

"Oliver Messel: In the Theatre of Design by Thomas Messel shows the work of one of England’s foremost interior designers whose work spanned the worlds of theater, film, interior design, and architecture.

Romanticism and eccentricity were hallmarks of Messel’s style, and his sets were famed for their exquisite delicacy, impossible detail, subtlety of color, and inventive use of materials.

In the Theatre of Design | A Hardback Book about Oliver Messel. One of England's foremost interior designers of the twentieth century. Castle's biography of the life and work of Oliver Messel. The book examines Messel's set and costume designs for theatre, ballet, opera and film, generously illustrating his work with archival photographs.

It also looks at his personal life and his interior decoration in Barbados and Mustique. It's the prettiest little book, illustrated by Oliver Messel, with a foreward written by no less a literary legend than Sir Osbert Sitwell.

Ria Sysonby’s father, Sir Frederick Ponsonby, was Private Secretary to three monarchs. He wrote of the first, Queen Victoria: “The Queen had far too much character and individuality to have good taste.”.

Introduction by Sir Ralph Richardson,designs by Oliver in green d/w in card slipcase. D/W shelf-worn,small tear and creases along top/bottom edges,tanning to back,small crease bottom right corner of green boards,gilt lettering to spine,top page edges dyed red,tanning to other edges,contents clean and along on.

'Oliver Messel' is a lavishly illustrated book with many never-before-seen photographs offering a privileged view of the life and work of a design master of the 20th century. "Oliver Messel: In the Theatre of Design by Thomas Messel shows the work of one of England's foremost interior designers whose work spanned the worlds of theater /5(15).

Oliver Messel In the Theatre of Design (Book): A vibrant study of one of the iconic figures of twentieth-century design, whose Romantic, whimsical, and wholly original style influenced a generation of architects and decorators.

Oliver Messel was one of England's foremost interior designers of the twentieth century, whose work also spanned the worlds of the stage design, film, and architecture. Oliver Hilary Sambourne Messel (13 January – 13 July ) was an English artist and one of the foremost stage designers of the 20th century.

The Oliver Messel Collection consists of aro individual items and has been housed by the V&A Theatre Collections since - Explore ccmfarrow's board "Oliver Messel", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Caribbean homes, British colonial style and British colonial pins.

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'Oliver Messel' is a lavishly illustrated book with many never-before-seen photographs offering a privileged view of the life and work of a design master of the 20th century. Performing Arts by Oliver Messel. Oliver Messel was a world renowned designer, enjoying great success predominantly in the theatre.

Nymans' new exhibition examines his lesser known talent as a portrait painter, with a unique collection of portraits and archive material, including loans from the Bristol Theatre archive, Rupert Maas Gallery and members of the Messel family.

A popular elegantly furnished Oliver Messel villa, with a prime beachfront location on Endeavour Bay and expansive views of the Caribbean. Location & Design Oliver Messel design. Glyndebourne’s first Festival programme book cover,designed by Oliver Messel The Glyndebourne Festival Society and the Glyndebourne Festival Programme Book were formally announced to the wider world via a press lunch on 6 Decemberjust three months after that fateful trip from Edinburgh on 8 September.

Oliver Messel in his costume for Paris in Helen. by Cecil Beaton To sum up the exhibition, and his own life, in the words of Cecil Beaton ‘I don’t want people to know me as I really am but who I’m trying to pretend to be.’ Go and see this, it is a fabulous exhibition in a lovely gallery.

Oliver Messel - painter, interior designer, set and costume creator - caused a sensation in the ’s by pioneering a white-on-white stage and costume design for the opera Helen. White had never been used in stage (or decoration) before and this inspired a fashion for white home interior design which arguably led to the evolution of clean, minimalism that we see today.An inscribed copy of the rare review of Messel's early stage and costume designs.

Oliver Messel. Introduction by James Laver & foreword by Charles B. Cochran. John Lane. The Bodley Head Limited. First edition. No. of a limited edition of 1, numbered copies. Inscribed in ink by Oliver Messel to front free end-paper - 'Oliver Messel / 'Hoping we shall soon / collaborate in more.

The Graphic Arts Collection also holds Oliver Messel’s, Portrait of a house, no date. Watercolor and gouache. GA and A costume design for Sleeping Beauty, Carabosse and the Dwarves, by Peter Tchaikovsky, no date [about ].Watercolor and gouache.