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In May 1939, nearly 75 years ago, the celebrated American architect Frank Lloyd Wright visited London and gave four lectures at the RIBA. The meetings were hailed at the time as ‘perhaps the most remarkable events of recent architectural affairs in England. No architectural speaker in London has ever in living memory gathered such audiences.’ With great […]
Posted onShortly after I joined Lund Humphries in late 1991, somebody put forward the idea for a series of short, low-priced, illustrated monographs on the key figures in modern British art. It would be a Penguin Modern Painters series for the end of the millennium. Lists of artists were drawn up and authors approached. One of […]
Posted onEarlier this week, Frances Spalding gave a talk at The Hepworth Wakefield entitled A Realist Vision: streets, walls, and cranes in British Art from the 1950s. While I wasn’t able to attend, I’d wager that her lecture featured the work of Prunella Clough – an artist who was attracted to things seen out of the […]
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