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MacWeeney, Alen

Overview
Works: 26 works in 74 publications in 5 languages and 1,456 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Pictorial works  Anecdotes  Portraits  Folklore  Miscellanea  Biography‡vPictorial works  Music 
Roles: Author, Photographer, Illustrator, Other
Classifications: DA690.W5019, B
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Most widely held works about Alen MacWeeney
 
Most widely held works by Alen MacWeeney
Charleston : a Bloomsbury house and garden by Quentin Bell( Book )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the artistic talents of Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant by presenting the story, unique interiors, and gardens of their home, Charleston
The home of the surrealists : Lee Miller, Roland Penrose, and their circle at Farley Farm by Antony Penrose( Book )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Specially commissioned photographs by Alan MacWeeney are presented alongside photographs by Lee Miller, telling the story of Farley Farm and its inhabitants over thirty-five years. Antony Penrose offers personal anecdotes of the dramas and outrageous surprises that were part of everyday life growing up in an unconventional milieu and enjoying visits from some of the most flamboyant and famous artists of the day. The book also documents the internationally renowned collection of painting and sculpture that Miller and Penrose established in their home - in part composed of artistic mementos of their friends, like the tile in the kitchen by Picasso or the poem on the stairs by Eliard." "Blending great art with original photography and intimate recollection, this book provides a revealing firsthand account of a Surrealist artists' colony and the story of one of the most fascinating collections of modern art ever assembled."--BOOK JACKET
Bloomsbury reflections by Alen MacWeeney( Book )

7 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portraits and reminiscences of the family and friends of the Bloomsbury Group
Irish Travellers, tinkers no more by Alen MacWeeney( Recording )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and Russian and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1965, Alen MacWeeney came upon an encampment of itinerants in a waste ground by the Cherry Orchard Fever Hospital outside Dublin. Then called tinkers and later formally styled Travellers by the Irish Government, they were living in beatup caravans, ramshackle sheds, and time-worn tents. MacWeeney was captivated by their independence, individuality, and endurance, despite their bleak circumstances." "Already noted in the United States as a photographer of great sensitivity, MacWeeney became accepted by the Travellers and began to photograph them. In a moving essay in the book, he writes: "Theirs was a bigger way of life than mine, with its daily struggle for survival, compared to my struggle to find images symbolic and representative of that life." Over five years, he spent countless evenings in the Travellers' caravans and by their campfires, drinking tea and listening to their tales, songs, and music."--Jacket
Spaces for silence by Alen MacWeeney( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Irish walls by Alen MacWeeney( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ireland : stone walls & fabled landscapes by Alen MacWeeney( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The traveling people of Ireland ; Irish tinker music by Alen MacWeeney( Recording )

6 editions published between 1967 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The stone walls of Ireland by Alen MacWeeney( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das Haus der Surrealisten : der Freundeskreis um Lee Miller und Roland Penrose( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in German and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charleston : ein englisches Landhaus des Bloomsbury-Kreises by Quentin Bell( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in German and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once upon a time in Tallaght : tinker tales and traveller stories by Mervyn Ennis( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alen MacWeeney by Alen MacWeeney( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Traveling People of Ireland( Recording )

2 editions published in 1963 in Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book of days 1990 : weekly appointment calendar featuring the work of fifty-seven photographers( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The travelers of Ireland: photographs by Alen Macweeney by Alen MacWeeney( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Melissa( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Comprehensive bass method by Ron Carter( )

1 edition published in 1977 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Broderick by Alen MacWeeney( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Blood of the Vikings by Robert Kunzig( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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The home of the surrealists : Lee Miller, Roland Penrose, and their circle at Farley Farm
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Mac Weeney, Alen.

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The home of the surrealists : Lee Miller, Roland Penrose, and their circle at Farley FarmIrish Travellers, tinkers no moreSpaces for silenceIreland : stone walls & fabled landscapes