Joan Eardley Talk for the Hunterian

I am looking forward to giving the free on-line talk ‘Collecting Joan Eardley‘ for the Hunterian Art Gallery on 11 March 2022. Joan Eardley Centenary Joan Eardley (1921-63) is one of Britain’s leading twentieth-century artists.…

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Working from Home

With the furlough leave scheme coming to an end, more people than ever are working from home. Let’s take a look at the ‘new normal’ of work away from the open plan office, via paintings…

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The Humble Jug

What would artists do without that stalwart still life prop, the humble jug? More informal and utilitarian than a vase and used in a myriad of ways, once you become aware of its self-effacing role…

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Autumn is in the Air!

As September proceeds, there is a definite feel of Autumn in the air. Bessie MacNicol (1869-1904) captures the season’s warm sunshine and the turning of leaves from green to copper in Autumn of about 1898.…

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