STANLEY SPENCER: HEAVEN IN A HELL OF WAR │ Manchester Art Gallery → 1 March 2015

Đ folowñ z têcn fṛm ɖ websît v Suṃset Hâs, ẇr ɖs xibišn wz orijinli prizntd:

“Đ xibišn fīčrz a siriz v lj-scêl canvspanlz fṛm wn v ɖ most orijinl n aclemd Britiš pêntrz v ɖ 20ʈ senčri.

Ɖ Čapl wz bilt bî Jon Lui n Mẹri Beṛnd prîmṛli t hâz ɖ prodcts v Spensr’z ātistc jīňs – hiz casl in ɖ scî, az ɖe cwld it. It wz lêtr dedicetd t Mẹri Beṛnd’z bruɖr, Hari Sandm, hu hd dîd v an ilṇs h hd cntractd jrñ ɖ Frst Wrldwor, ẇlst fîtñ in ɖ fgotn frunt v Ṣlonica.

Spensr pêntd sìnz v hiz ôn wortîm xpirı̣nsz, az a hospiṭlōdrli in Bristl n az a soljr, olso on ɖ Ṣlonica frunt. Hiz rec̣lẋnz, pêntd intîrli fṛm memri, fôc̣s on ɖ dmestc rɖr ɖn cmbatv n ivoc evrīde xpirı̣ns – wošñ locrz, inspctñ cit, swtñ lwndri, scrubñ florz n têcñ ti – in ẇč h fând spiričl reẓnns n susṭnns.

Peprd wɖ prsnl n unxpctd dītelz, ɖe cmbîn ɖ riylizm v evrīde lîf wɖ drīmlîc vižnz drwn fṛm hiz imajinešn. In hiz ôn wrdz, ɖ pêntñz r a simf̣ni v rašrz v bêcn wɖ tīmêcñ obligāto n dscrîb ɖ bnal dêli lîf ɖt, t ɖoz fṛm ɖ batlfīld, reprizentd a hevn in a hel v wor. Fr Spensr, ɖ mīňl bcem ɖ mirakḷs – a fwm v recnsiliešn.

Ɖ pêntñz, ẇč tc six yirz t criet n wr cmplitd in 1932, r cnsidrd bî mni t b ɖ ātist’s fînist ačivmnt. Az wel az biyñ wn v Britn’z most impwtnt wōrātists, Spensr wz a ci figr in ɖ dveḷpmnt v fiğṛtv āt in 20ʈ senčri Britn, n ɖs xibišn pṛvîdz an oṗtyṇti t lc p clôs at hiz acumplišt pêntwrc, senṣtv ys v culr, n mastrli stiļîf. Ɖ xibišn olso srvz az a tîmli rmîndr ɖt ɖ wortîm čorz dpictd in hiz pêntñ r az reḷvnt nâ az ɖe wr bac ɖen.

Côkretd bî Amanda Bradli n Dêvid Têlr fṛm ɖ Našnl Trust, n dzînd bî aclemd xibišndizînrz Casn Man, ɖ xibišn olso includz pripaṛtri scečz bî Spensr, pêntñz bî Spensr’z frend n cntmprri, Henri Lam, alñ wɖ mtirı̣l on ɖ pêtṛnz v ɖ čapl, Jon Lui n Mẹri Beṛnd.”

GAḶRI WEBSAIT

Sandham Memorial Chapel
Sandham Memorial Chapel

SANDM MMWRỊLČAPL


BBC – YR PÊNTÑZ


ẆT ĐE SE

Māc Brân, Đ GĀDỊN, 6 Nvmbr 2013
Êdrịn Haṃltn, Đ INDIPNDNT, 10 Nvmbr 2013
Tabiš Cān, Đ LUNḌNIST, 26 Nvmbr 2013
Gêbrịl Coxhed, TÎM ÂT, 27 Nvmbr 2013
Brayn Suwl, Đ LUNDN ĪVNÑSTANDD, 5 Dsmbr 2013
Ričd Dwmnt, Đ TEḶGRAF, 10 Dsmbr 2013
Lwra Gascýn, Đ SPECTETR, 14 Dsmbr 2013
Jaci Vlšlāgr, Đ FNANŠL TÎMZ, 16 Febrri 2014


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