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A blog dedicated to Modern British Art from Lund Humphries, the leading publisher of books on the subject.
The heightened reputation of the AA in the second half of the 1950s owed much to the fact that it provided a home for the vanguard of British architecture, notably Peter Smithson and John Killick, at just the moment when, through their activities in CIAM and the agency of Architectural Design, they were thrust into the international limelight.
Posted onOn Tuesday evening in London’s West End, a little-known piece of California’s history was quietly unveiled in a Bond Street Gallery. The opening at Thomas Williams Fine Art of the first ever group exhibition of the Bay Area School artists outside the US was an important milestone, for without huge fanfare (and with meticulous scholarly […]
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