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A blog dedicated to Modern British Art from Lund Humphries, the leading publisher of books on the subject.
For the world of the arts, the cancellation of this summer’s Edinburgh Festival is one of the many regrettable consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. Nigel Farrow, chairman of Lund Humphries, seeks some consolation in recalling the arts and the artists that originated in Scotland and her beautiful capital city and have been published under the Lund Humphries imprint.
Posted onFor many artists who live into their eighties and nineties, retirement isn’t an option. Unless the frailties of old age curtail it, the creative impulse continues, nourished perhaps by a sense of being free of external expectations and demands, and directed by years of experience. Painter and printmaker Wilhelmina Barns-Graham was born in Edinburgh in […]
Posted onArtist Joan Eardley was just 42 when she died of breast cancer in 1963. Widely admired at her death, her expressionist Scottish landscapes and realistic depictions of Glasgow slum children have continued to attract attention in the decades since then. Her 2007 retrospective at the National Gallery of Scotland drew enthusiastic crowds. Christopher Andreae’s beautiful and insightful new […]
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