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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


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

Field Report: Craig Arthur, Spy Novelist

This week we welcome Craig Arthur in from the cold, all the way from his native New Zealand. Craig is a spy writer and Bond fan of nearly 30 years. 460 more words

Field Reports

Why won't it go away!

art by Christopher Wood

Nothing ever goes away until it has taught us what we need to know.

If we run a hundred miles an hour to the other end of the continent in order to get away from the obstacle, we find the very same problem waiting for us when we arrive. 70 more words

the multiple talents of Christopher Wood

I try and immerse myself in my book (Terrible Hard Says Alice)
but even the multiple talents of Christopher Wood fail to wrest my uneasy mind from the thought of Sherlock and Big Eyes grappling over the tea table. 42 more words


New books

These are on display until Wednesday 21st  for you to browse, enjoy and reserve if you wish. Follow the links to the catalogue to see more information about each item. 95 more words

New Books Display