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You can’t help feeling that English painter Ivon Hitchens (1893-1979) was always somewhat outside the main action. He described his boyhood and youth as ‘quiet and unexciting’, and unlike his contemporary Paul Nash he didn’t fight or serve as a war artist in either of the world wars. He remained on the edge of the group of intellectual Hampstead-based abstractionists in the […]
Posted onIn 1998 we celebrated Henry Moore. It was his centenary, and on a cloudless week-end in June The Henry Moore Foundation, the site of Moore’s home since 1940, opened up its grounds to the visiting public, allowing Moore’s large-scale outdoor sculptures to be touched, climbed on and enjoyed as never before. In the presence of […]
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