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Posted onYour head is coated by a thick soup of black and green paint. A roughly smeared handprint of grey-blue smoke tarnishes your jaw while sharp flecks of orange, pale yellow and white sting your cheeks and eyes. A wave of red threatens to permeate the scene as you look up, enraged, at the dandified artist […]
Posted onWe highly recommend a visit to A World of Private Mystery, the new John Craxton, RA (1922-2009) retrospective, which opened at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge yesterday and runs until 21 April 2014. The show is packed with atmospheric works from throughout Craxton’s life, including little-seen drawings. If you can’t make the trip this time, why […]
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