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Art for my sake and, I hope, yours too: Christopher Wood "Boat in Harbour, Brittany"

I have ancestors from Cornwall and perhaps Britton comes from

Brittany, so there may be something in my blood that draws me to this painting. Christopher Wood cultivated a childlike style, and it’s on wonderful display in this picture- look at the effort to pull anchor and the angelic country women in white in the foreground blocking the view of the anchor- the push of adventure and enterprise, the pull of homesickness and familiar charms, lovely and lively 21 more words

Animals in the Archives

This week we’ve been celebrating Explore Your Archive week over on Twitter by posting stories, gems and facts from the Faculty of Music archives (go to our Twitter feed @JerwoodLib or browse the… 221 more words

007 screenwriter Christopher Wood dies

Christopher Wood, screenwriter on two big James Bond films of the 1970s, has died, Roger Moore said on Twitter.

Wood, 79, was brought on to write 1977’s The Spy Who Loved Me by the movie’s director, Lewis Gilbert. 281 more words

James Bond Films

The 007 Collective - 'Moonraker'

The 007 Collective is a bi-monthly column in which I revisit every official feature in the James Bond franchise and review how they hold up today. 4,288 more words


Setting Sail into Abstraction

The artistic world was completely revolutionised after World War II and the avant-garde artistic movements flourished with different artists leading and representing different movements. In Britain the search and creation of international abstractionism became a leading movement and the introduction of modernity as a focus for art was born. 856 more words

Visual Art

Art and Life: Ben Nicholson, Winifred Nicholson, Christopher Wood, Alfred Wallis, William Staite Murray, 1920 – 1931

Okay, so the blog’s going well.  I wrote this one last summer… more may follow, you never know…

I was fortunate enough to catch this exhibition recently before it closed at the smart and decidedly middle-class Dulwich Picture Gallery.  869 more words