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RICHARD WILSON (1714–1782) AND THE TRANSFORMATION OF EUROPEAN LANDSCAPE PAINTING │ National Museum of Art, Cardiff → 26 October 2014

“Ɖs mêjr lounexibišn mācs ɖ 300ʈ anivrsri v ɖ brʈ v Ričd Wilsn (1714-1782), phps Wêlz’z grtst ātist.

Bfr Wilsn, Britiš ātists pêntd ɖ landscep t rcwd its apiṛns. Wilsn šôd hâ landscep̓êntñz cd hv leyrz v mīnñz n cnve mūd n imošnz tù.

Jrñ ɖ 1750z, Wilsn travld t Iṭli n hiz xpirı̣ns ɖr trnsfwmd hiz wrc. Ɖ xibišn xaminz ɖ mni Yṛpiyn ātists h met n ɖ travlñ Britiš pêtṛnz hu bwt hiz wrc. It olso xplorz hâ h aplîd hiz ny vižn v landscep̓êntñ in Ñgḷnd n Wêlz, n hâ h mācitd hiz landscep̓āt ʈru ɖ Lundn prințrêd.

Fîṇli ɖ xibišn šoz hâ h xrtd a pârfl inflụns upn ɖ āt v Jon Cunsṭbl, J.M.W. Trnr n ɖer cntmprriz in Britn n Yṛp.

Ɖ xibišn hz bn coōġnîzd wɖ ɖ Yêl Sentr fr Britiš Āt, Ny Hêvn, C̣netic̣t, YSA.”

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MALEVICH │ Tate Modern, London → 26 October 2014

Cazimir Małevič, an ātist az influenšl az h wz radicl, cast a loñ šado ovr ɖ histri v modn āt. Ɖs, hiz frst retṛspctv in ʈrti yirz n ɖ frst evr in ɖ YC, ynîts wrcs fṛm c̣lẋnz in Ruša, ɖ YS n Yṛp t tel a fasinetñ stwri v revlušnri îdiylz n ɖ pâr v āt itslf.

Małevič (1879–1935) livd n wrct ʈru wn v ɖ most trbyḷnt pirı̣dz in twentiiʈ-senčri histri. Hvñ cm v êj in Zarist Ruša, Małevič witṇst ɖ Frst Wrldwor n ɖ Octobr Revlušn frst-hand.

Hiz ŕli xperimnts az a pêntr led hm twdz ɖ invnšn v sūpreṃtizm, a bold vižl lanĝj v abstract jı̣mtric šêps n stāc culrz, ipiṭmîzd bî ɖ Blac Sqr. Wn v ɖ dfînñ wrcs v Moḍnizm, ɖ pêntñ wz rvild t ɖ wrld aftr munʈs v sīcṛsi n wz hidn agn fr olmst hāf a senčri aftr its crietr’z deʈ. It sits on a par wɖ Dūšã’z redi-md az a gemčenjñ mmnt in twentiiʈ-senčri āt n cntinyz t inspîr n cnfând vywrz t ɖs de.

Stātñ fṛm hiz ŕli pêntñz v Rušn landsceps, agriculčṛl wrcrz n rlijs sìnz, ɖ xibišn foloz Małevič’z jrni twdz abstract pêntñ n hiz sūpreṃtist mastrpìsz, hiz temprri abandnmnt v pêntñ in fevr v tīčñ n raitñ, n hiz mučdbetd rtrn t fiğṛtv pêntñ in lêtr lîf.

Brññ tgɖr pêntñz, sculpčrz, ʈiytr n an unpreṣdentd c̣lẋn v drōñz it ofrz a cmplit vy v hiz c̣rir, seḷbretñ sm v ɖ most pṛgresv āt evr md.”

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