Further Reading

The following is a list of books published on Paul Nash. Some are rare or out of print and may be available at libraries. Nash's work features in many different volumes, so the list is not intended to be comprehensive. Please contact us if you feel a book should be included.

  • Anthony Bertram, Paul Nash, Faber and Faber, 1955.
  • Margot Eates, Paul Nash, The Master of the Image, John Murray, 1973.
  • Andrew Causey, Paul Nash, Oxford University Press, 1980. (Includes a catalogue raisonné of Nash's work).
  • James King, Interior Landscapes, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1987.
  • Roger Cardinal, The Landscape Vision of Paul Nash, Reaktion Books, 1989.
  • David Boyd Haycock, Paul Nash, Tate Publishing, 2002.
  • Pennie Denton, Seaside Surrealism, Paul Nash in Swanage, Peveril Press, 2002.
  • David Boyd Haycock, A Crisis of Brilliance, Old Street Publishing, 2010. (Nash's early life at the Slade School of Art alongside Stanley Spencer, Mark Gertler, Richard Nevinson and Dora Carrington).
  • Paul Gough, Brothers in Arms: John and Paul Nash, Sansom and Company, 2014.
  • Christopher Baines, Pyramids in England: Paul Nash and the Wittenham Clumps, Bank Lane, 2021.

  • Artwork
    • Paul Nash, Penguin Modern Painters, Penguin Books, 1944.
    • Paul Nash, Paintings, Drawings & Illustrations, Lund Humphries, 1948.
    • Alexander Postan, The Complete Graphic Work of Paul Nash, Secker and Warburg, 1973.
    • Leonard Robinson, Winter Sea, The Development of an Image, William Sessions Ltd, 1997.
    • Brian Webb and Peyton Skipwith, Design, Paul Nash & John Nash, Antique Collectors' Club, 2006.
    • James Russell, Paul Nash in Pictures: Landscape and Dream, The Mainstone Press, 2011.
    • Andrew Causey, Paul Nash, Landscape and the Life of Objects, Lund Humphries, 2013.

    • Autobiography
      • Paul Nash, Outline, Faber and Faber, 1949.
      • Paul Nash, Outline, a new edition edited by David Boyd Haycock, Lund Humphries, 2016.

      Exhibition Catalogues
      • Paul Nash, Paintings & Watercolours, Tate Gallery, 1975.
      • Paul Nash, Places, The South Bank Centre, 1989.
      • Paul Nash, Aerial Creatures, Imperial War Museum, 1996.
      • Paul Nash, Modern Artist, Ancient Landscape, Tate Publishing, 2003.
      • Paul Nash, The Elements, Scala Publishing, 2010.
      • Paul Nash, Tate Publishing, 2016.

      • Poet and Painter: Letters between Gordon Bottomley & Paul Nash 1910-1946, Redcliffe Press, 1990.
      • Dear Mercia, Paul Nash Letters to Mercia Oakley 1909-1918, The Fleece Press, 1991.
      • First Friends, Ronald Blythe, Viking, 1999. (Letters between Paul and John Nash, Dora Carrington and Christine Kuhlenthal, with stories of their early days as artists).

      • Paul Nash, The Fertile Image, Faber and Faber, 1951.
      • Andrew Causey, Paul Nash's Photographs, Document and Image, The Tate Gallery, 1973.
      • Simon Grant, Informal Beauty: The Photographs of Paul Nash, Tate Publishing, 2016.

      Art Criticism
      • Paul Nash, Writings on Art, Oxford University Press, 2001.