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William Gear : The painter that Britain forgot . Towner, Eastbourne

William Gear:The painter the Britain forgot

Towner, Eastbourne

17 July – 27 September

This is a fabulous, ‘must see’ exhibition, a major retrospective of his work, with around 80 vibrant works. 47 more words


A RADICAL VIEW: WILLIAM GEAR AS CURATOR 1958–64 │ Towner, Eastbourne → 31 August 2015


“So sxesfl wz h in incrisñ ɖ rpytešn v Tânr, ɖt in 1962 ɖ Obzrvr nyzpêpr hêld it az ‘ɖ most g-ahd mynisipl gaḷri v its sîz in ɖ cuntri’.” 89 more words


On one's birthday...

it’s only right there should be a wee bit of reflection.  This time around I reckon its now well over four decades since I decided I wanted to be a painter.   117 more words

Abstract Painting

Painting of the Week: 97

Alan Davie (1920-2014), Studies for a Figure – Mask No.14

, gouache on paper, c. 1975, 59.5 x 84cm, Harrogate. 107 more words
Painting Of The Week

No 287 Alex Katz

“Painting seems an old man’s business. After a certain time you’re out of it, and you just paint masterpieces.” Alex Katz who is 86.

Yesterday’s Daily Telegraph had… 39 more words


No 286 Alan Davie

“I don’t practice painting or drawing as an art, in the sense of artifice, of making an imitation of something. It’s something I do from an inner compulsion, that has to come out.” … 23 more words


Blackpaint 430 - Abstraction at the Fair; Murder in the Mountains

London Art Fair

Some stunning paintings at the above – well worth a visit.  Three fantastic Lanyons to start with. all from the early 60s: 447 more words

Painting, Traditional, Modern And Abstract, Conceptual Art