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“Taking Flight” at Abbot Hall

I’ve been looking forward to the latest exhibition at Abbot Hall focusing on 5 artists from the St Ives school. We went up to Kendal on Saturday to see it and I wasn’t disappointed. 603 more words


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


Legacies and Visits- Roger Hilton

The weight  and legacy of Modernism embraced rather than avoided.

Instead an invitation to visit.

Firstly Roger Hilton- drunk and constantly with his poet friend. 72 more words


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


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NO SET RULES │ Ben Uri Gallery and Museum, London → 15 June 2015

Gillian Ayres, Untitled (Abstract), pastel & charcoal on paper, 45.7 x 49.8 cm 1962/63. Reproduced courtesy Gillian Ayres. Schlee Collection, Southampton

Leon Kossoff, Christ Church, Spitalfields, Spring, 1992, etching and aquatint on paper, 84 x 64 cm, © Leon Kossoff. 569 more words


Roger Hilton, CBE. 1911 -1975 Researched by Angela Ball

Roger Hildesheim was born in Northwood, Middlesex in 1911. The family name was changed to Hilton during the First World War due to anti German feeling. 564 more words

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