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WATERCOLOUR – ELEMENTS OF NATURE │ Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge → 27 September 2015

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Paul CézanneJohn Constable, John Sell Cotman, Peter de Wint, Nicholas Hilliard, Paul NashIsaac Oliver, Samuel Palmer, Camille PissarroPierre-Joseph Redouté, John Singer Sargent, JMW TurnerJ. M. Whistler

Emma Crichton-Miller APOLLO MAGAZINE 10 July 2015
Brilliana Harley COUNTRY LIFE 9 July 2015

Continue reading WATERCOLOUR – ELEMENTS OF NATURE │ Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge → 27 September 2015

THE MODERN LENS: INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY AND THE TATE COLLECTION │ Tate St Ives, Cornwall → 10 May 2015

“Pạnirñ ātists fṛm acrs Yṛp, ɖ Americ̣z n Jpan r biyñ šôn at Têt St Îvz fr ɖ frst tîm in Ɖ Modn Lenz.

Ɖs z ɖ ljst dsple v fôṭgrafic wrcs evr t b xibitd at ɖ gaḷri. Lcñ at dveḷpmnts in inṭnašnl ftogṛfi fṛm ɖ 1920z t ɖ 1960z, ɖ xibišn uncuvrz ɖ sens v krioṣti n xperimntešn az ātists hānist ɖ mīdı̣m in ny wez.

Ftogṛfi wz yzd t xplor îdiyz v abstraẋn, dveḷpt in tandm wɖ ɖ imrjns v wîdr moḍnist lanĝjz acrs ɖ glôb. It olso demnstretd ɖ significns v a lôcl pspctv, az ātists cmbînd ɖ brwd inflụnsz v abstraẋn, cnstructvizm n sriylizm wɖ ɖer ôn contxts. Ɖr r imijz v rṛl landsceps, ōganic fwmešnz, man-md objcts n industrı̣l mtirı̣lz, az wel az v ŕbn ācitcčr.

Lūsli arenjd bî lcešn, Ɖ Modn Lenz ôpnz wɖ ftogṛfi n abstraẋn in Latin America: ācitcčr, lît n cnstructd fwmz undrpin wrcs bî ātists sč az Žraldo di Barŭs n Tomaz Fāc̣s in Bṛzil.

In subsiqnt gaḷriz, pêntñz n sculpčrz fṛm Britiš ātists in ɖ 1930z, includñ Pwl Naš, Ben Niclsn, Îvn Hičnz, Bābra Hepẉʈ n Henri Mur, xplor a mmnt in Britiš moḍnizm šêpt bî ɖ opozñ fwsz v pyr abstraẋn n sriylizm. Ɖz wrcs r šôn in rlešn t a fôṭgrafic sīqns md bî ācitect n dzînr Šālot Periã, ātist Fernã Ležé n ācitect Pier Žaneré, hu wr c̣laḅretñ in Paris in ɖ sem pirı̣d; ɖer wrc z ɖ rzult v a siriz v pfwmd wōcs in ẇč ɖe stêjd incântrz wɖ jı̣mtric fwmz in nêčr.

Ɖ imbresñ v ny tecnoḷjiz t rle ɖ fwml qoḷtiz v lît, spês n tôn wr sentṛl lesnz v ɖ Bâhâs in Jrṃni fṛm its ôpnñ in 1919.

Includñ rer fôtogramz, prints n filmfŭtij bî rnând tytrz Lasló Moholi-Noj n Valter Peterhanz alñ wɖ ɖer stydnts, ɖ xibišn cnsidrz hâ ɖ scūl inflụnst mîgṛnt moḍnist ftogṛfrs sč az Iweo Yaṃwaci fṛm Jpan n ɖ Hungẹrı̣n Ydit Cāras.

Ɖ Modn Lenz culminets wɖ ɖ wrc v Hari Caḷhn, wn v America’z most influenšl ftogṛfrz. Invîtd t tīč at Moholi-Noj’z Ny Bâhâs (Šicago Instityt v Dzîn), Caḷhn wrct īqli in blac n ẇît az wel az in culr, n wz ci t ɖ dveḷpmnt v fwml abstraẋn in pôstwor Americn ftogṛfi.”

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THE SENSORY WAR 1914-2014 │ Manchester Art Gallery → 22 February 2015

“Ɖs mêjr grūpexibišn mācñ ɖ Sentīṇri v ɖ Frst Wrldwor xplorz hâ ātists hv cmynicetd ɖ impact v militri conflict on ɖ bodi, mînd, invîrnmnt n hymn sensz btwn 1914 n 2014.

Ɖ šo xaminz hâ ātists fṛm 1914 onwdz dpictd ɖ devstetñ impact v ny militri tecnoḷjiz yṭlîzd in a senčri v conflict bginñ wɖ ɖ Frst Wrldwor. It brñz tgɖr wrc fṛm a renj v līdñ ātists includñ Henri Lam, CRW Nevinsn, Pwl Naš, Oto Dix, Nansi Spero, Ričd Mos, Omer Fast n fīčrz wrcs bî ɖ hībacūša, svîvrz v ɖ atomic bom dropt on Hirošima, ẇč wr crietd in ɖ 1970z n r biyñ šôn in ɖ YC fr ɖ frst tîm.

(Ṣmanʈa Pein, Đ INṬNAŠNL BIZNISTÎMZ, 24 Septembr 2014)

Ɖ Frst Wrldwor involvd a pṛfând rīcnfiğrešn v senṣri xpirı̣ns n pspšn ʈru ɖ invnšn v devstetñ militri tecnoḷjiz, ẇč dstrŷd hymn lîvz n oltrd ɖ invîrnmnt bynd recgnišn. Its leġsi hz cntinyd n ivolvd ʈru īvn mr radicl fwmz v dstruẋn ovr ɖ last hundṛd yirz. Ʈrt ɖ senčri, ātists hv strugld t undrstand ɖ tru ifct v modn tecṇlojicl warfér. Ẇl militri n pres ftogṛfi hv brwt a ny c̣paṣti t coldli dokyment sč līʈl dsplez, ātists fând a dfṛnt we v siyñ.

Mančestr Ātgaḷri hz a našnli impwtnt c̣lẋn v āt v ɖ Frst Wrldwor, ẇč wz asmbld bî its frst drctr, Loṛns Hêẉd. Têcñ ɖs rič c̣lẋn az ɖ stātñpŷnt, ɖs šo includz historic n cntmprri āt fṛm ɖ YC, Jrṃni, Frans, Iṭli, ɖ Neɖrḷndz, ɖ Ynîtd Stêts, Caṇda, Jpan, Vietnam, Ny Zīḷnd, Aljiria, Îrḷnd, Iran, Izrel n Paḷstîn.

Continue reading THE SENSORY WAR 1914-2014 │ Manchester Art Gallery → 22 February 2015

TRUTH & MEMORY: BRITISH ART OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR │ Imperial War Museum, London → 8 March 2015

“Ɖ ljst xibišn v Britiš Frst Wrldwor āt fr olmst 100 yirz, ɖs mêjr retṛspctv rvilz hâ ātists helpt cmeṃret ɖ Frst Wrldwor n šêp a memri v ɖ conflict ɖt indyrz t ɖs de.

Ɖ Frst Wrldwor sw a flurišñ v Britiš ātistc xprešn, rzultñ in ɖ criešn v a ny žãra: worāt.

Ātists sč az CRW Nevinsn, Pwl Naš n Wiłm Ōpn xperimentd wɖ ny fwmz v āt t rflct ẇt ɖe sw n dpict ɖ riaḷti v ɖ frst tôtl wor. Z ɖ āt crietd jrñ ɖ Frst Wrld Wor trūli ōʈntc or pāt v ɖ propganda srândñ Britn’z wortîm ef̣ts?”

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Continue reading TRUTH & MEMORY: BRITISH ART OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR │ Imperial War Museum, London → 8 March 2015

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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