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A blog dedicated to Modern British Art from Lund Humphries, the leading publisher of books on the subject.
Your 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 onJoan Eardley at Portland Gallery, London, until 17 May Lynn Chadwick: Evolution in Sculpture at Abbot Hall in Kendal and Blackwell, the Arts and Crafts House in Bowness-on-Windermere until 15 June The Cutting Edge of Modernity: The Grosvenor School Linocuts at Osborne Samuel, London until 11 May Julian Trevelyan at Bohun Gallery, Henley on Thames, until 1 […]
Posted onLast night saw the launch of Philip Trevelyan’s new monograph on his father, celebrated British painter and printmaker Julian Trevelyan (1910-1988). The event took place in the Fine Rooms at the Royal Academy of Arts on London’s Picadilly. The fabulous surroundings and the opportunity to see various works by Trevelyan, courtesy of Bohun Gallery, Henley-on-Thames, […]
Posted onJulian Trevelyan: Picture Language – Philip Trevelyan’s new book on his artist father, and my Book of the Week – opens with an insightful Foreword by art critic Mel Gooding, who commends the book for bringing out as never before ‘the double-sided aspects of Trevelyan’s artistic impulses’. There is indeed a fascinating duality in the art of Julian Trevelyan […]
Posted onOur very first Book of the Week post is a celebration of artist Mary Fedden, who died on 22 June 2012 aged 96. Her obituaries were fulsome: ‘She was one of Britain’s best-known and most sought after painters’ (The Telegraph); she ‘brought to perfection a style that married a very English sensibility to a modern […]
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