BROTHERS IN ART, JOHN & PAUL NASH │ Royal West of England Academy, Bristol → 14 September 2014

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 A Glostršr Landscep, Jon Nwʈcot Naš, ýl on canvs, 1914

Bruɖrz in Āt rīynîts ɖ wrc v Jon n Pwl Naš. It fīčrz ovr forti pêntñz, wōtrculrz n drōñz fṛm public n prîvt c̣lẋnz, pṛvîdñ a ynīc oṗtynti t vy ɖ tu siblñz’ wrc sîdbîsîd, xplord wɖn ɖ pârfl contxt v conflict n memri.

Ɖ xibišn bginz its naṛtv in Nvembr 1913 wɖ ɖ bruɖrz’ jýnt xibišn at ɖ Dwrı̣n Lì Gaḷri, Lundn, folowñ ẇč Pwl dclerd ɖm qt ɖ rîzñ yuñ men. Ɖ šo’z pôstr fīčrz bʈ bruɖrz standñ sîdbîsîd agnst a bacdrop v fīldz n hiltops. Hir, nesld btwn Pwl’z monymntl clumps n Jon’z sweyñ ẇītšīvz, lîz ɖ fôc̣s v ɖs xibišn. Bʈ bruɖrz’ āt wz imrst in landscep n nêčr, rtrnñ t fīldz, wŭdḷndz n šorlînz ʈrt ɖer lîvz. Ɖe šerd a ynīc we v lcñ at ɖ land, šêpt bî čîldhd pastîmz n ɖ travsti v wor – bʈ wr apýntd Ofišl Wōrātists in ɖer c̣rirz. Hvr, ẇraz Pwl went on t xperiment wɖ abstraẋn n sriylizm, n z nâ wîdli recgnîzd az a mêjr figr in twentiiʈ senčri Britiš āt, Jon, cnsistnt in hiz âtpt, rmenz on ɖ ṗrif̣ri.

Inṭwivñ ɖ bruɖrz’ tu vri dfṛnt naṛtvz aftr 1913, ɖ xibišn xplorz ɖ nošn v bʈ indivijl n c̣lctv memri ʈru ɖ hwntñ byti v ɖ Ñgliš landscep: prīhistoric saits, wōtrwez n ênčnt copsz bild upn wn anɖr lîc leyrd memriz. Az wel az rerli sīn prîvt-c̣lẋn wrcs, ɖ xibišn fīčrz sm v ɖer most fmiłr landsceps, sč az Ɖ Cwnfīld, 1918, bî Jon Naš n Druid Landscep, 1938, bî Pwl Naš. It lūsli foloz ɖer dvrjnt paɖz, rīcnsidrñ ɖ plêsz n cuntrīsîd ẇč ɖe luvñli rīṇgosietd n riimajind aftr ɖ trwma v nt wn, bt tu, wrldworz, telñ ɖ stwri v ɖ bruɖrz Naš, hūz lîvz wr inṭruptd n ɖus f̣revr lnct wɖ ɖ memri v conflict.”

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