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Burn, Gordon 1948-2009

Overview
Works: 72 works in 251 publications in 3 languages and 4,068 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Fiction  Interviews  Exhibition catalogs  Portraits  Pictorial works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biographical fiction  Artists' books  Case studies 
Roles: Author, Other, Author of introduction, Interviewer
Classifications: HV6248.S69, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Gordon Burn
 
Most widely held works by Gordon Burn
Somebody's husband, somebody's son : the story of the Yorkshire Ripper by Gordon Burn( Book )

11 editions published between 1984 and 2019 in English and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To his family in the small town of Bingley near Bradford in the north of England, he was known as "our Pete". To the police, who had hunted him for more than six years through the towns and cities of Yorkshire, he was known as the Yorkshire Ripper, the sadistic killer of thirteen women. In this study of Peter Sutcliffe, the man they finally charged, the author has given us one of the most incisive and revelatory books ever written about the life and times, the family and social milieu of a mass murderer
On the way to work by Damien Hirst( Book )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An extremely candid autobiography of Hirst presented in a series of conversations with the British writer, Gordon Burn ... intimate conversations are puncutated with art form all phases of his career chosen by Hirst himself
I want to spend the rest of my life everywhere, with everyone, one to one, always, forever, now by Damien Hirst( Book )

17 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and German and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This dynamic and provocative collection of Hirst's ideas and obsessions is a powerful combination of text and visuals. This is a reduced format edition of Hirst's 1997 title
Happy like murderers by Gordon Burn( Book )

21 editions published between 1998 and 2019 in English and Spanish and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In February 1994, the bodies of seven women were excavated at the West's house, 25 Cromwell Street, Gloucester. As the true horror of what happened there unfolded it became clear that this was the most infamous series of murders in Britain this century
The end of innocence : photographs from the decades that defined pop : the 1950s to the 1970s by Liz Jobey( Book )

5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the late 1950s to the early 1970s, the recording company EMI photographed the groups and solo singers who were in the vanguard of rock and roll. This book presents the evolution of pop culture, as well as the growth of contemporary media and the importance of image-making
Rachel Whiteread : embankment by Catherine Wood( Book )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sculptor Whiteread is renowned for projects created for public spaces. This book lends insight into the creative process involved in realising the vast Turbine Hall at Tate Modern intervention [14,000 stacked polyethylene boxes], from conception through to completion. As well as providing photography of the final towering construction, this publication reveals Whiteread's sources of reference, alongside essays and interview.--Back cover
"--Somebody's husband, somebody's son" : the story of Peter Sutcliffe by Gordon Burn( Book )

10 editions published between 1984 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It seemed the case of the notorious Yorkshire Ripper was finally closed when Peter Sutcliffe was sentenced to life imprisonment in 1981. But in the early 1980s Gordon Burn spent three years living in Sutcliffe's home town of Bingley, researching his life. A modern classic, Somebody's Husband, Somebody's Son offers one of the most penetrating and provocative insights into the mind of a murderer ever written
Alma : a novel by Gordon Burn( Book )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alma Cogan : a novel by Gordon Burn( Book )

19 editions published between 1991 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De beroemde Engelse zangeres blikt aan het einde van haar loopbaan terug op haar leven, waarbij allerlei beroemdheden uit de jaren vijftig de revue passeren
Richard Woods by Marco Livingstone( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the first monograph on the remarkable work of British artist Richard Woods (b.1966), one of a younger generation of artists whose sculptures and installations operate on the boundary between art, architecture and design
Fullalove by Gordon Burn( Book )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2020 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een sensatiejournalist voor de Britse rioolpers schildert gruwelijke ervaringen aan de zelfkant van de samenleving in het Londen van de jaren negentig
Born yesterday : the news as a novel by Gordon Burn( Book )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2019 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gordon Burn takes the extraordinary news from the past year and weaves the strands together into an essential story of our time
The North of England Home Service by Gordon Burn( Book )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ray Cruddas vender efter 40 år tilbage til det nordøstlige England, til et landskab som i foråret 2001 var hærget af kvægbrændinger i forsøg på at udrydde mund- og klovsygen. Men det er ikke den eneste grund til, at Ray ikke vender tilbage til et idyllisk liv på landet
Best and Edwards : football, fame and oblivion by Gordon Burn( Book )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An investigation into a club, two personalities and an England that has all but disappeared, 'Best and Edwards' plots the course and trajectory of two careers unmoored in wildly different ways
Sex & violence, death & silence : encounters with recent art by Gordon Burn( Book )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2019 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spanning nearly 35 years, this book is a collection of the best of Gordon Burn's writing on art. Focusing on two principle generations - the Royal College pop art of Hockney and his contemporaries, and the YBA sensations of the 1990s - it explores how these artists rose to prominence with their friends and contemporaries
Rachel Whiteread : embankment by Tate Modern (Gallery)( Book )

13 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sculptor Whiteread is renowned for projects created for public spaces. This book lends insight into the creative process involved in realising the vast Turbine Hall at Tate Modern intervention [14,000 stacked polyethylene boxes], from conception through to completion. As well as providing photography of the final towering construction, this publication reveals Whiteread's sources of reference, alongside essays and interview.--Back cover
Pocket money : bad-boys, business heads and boom-time snooker by Gordon Burn( Book )

3 editions published between 1986 and 1992 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ball the wall : Nik Cohn in the age of rock by Nik Cohn( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four cowboys by Richard Prince( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Embankment by Rachel Whiteread( Book )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume follows the creative process of Whiteread's installation in the Turbine Hall. With illustrations and photography throughout, it is a record of one of the most challenging commissions yet faced by this artist
 
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On the way to workI want to spend the rest of my life everywhere, with everyone, one to one, always, forever, nowHappy like murderersThe end of innocence : photographs from the decades that defined pop : the 1950s to the 1970sRachel Whiteread : embankment"--Somebody's husband, somebody's son" : the story of Peter SutcliffeAlma Cogan : a novelRichard Woods
Alternative Names
Burn, Gordon, 1948-

Gordon Burn British writer

Gordon Burn Brits schrijver (1948-2009)

Gordon Burn écrivain britannique

Gordon Burn escriptor britànic

Gordon Burn escritor británico

غوردون بيرن كاتب بريطاني

Languages
English (175)

Spanish (4)

German (1)