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Nicholson/Mondrian at the Courtauld

I am not in favour of the attitude towards Ben Nicholson which treats him as one of the most important artists of 20th Century Britain. He worked in a wide variety of styles, including completely abstract. British artists have a problem getting taken seriously as pure abstract artists, as anything they did was done many years earlier on the Continent. [Read More…]

Alfred Wallis/Ben Nicholson at Compton Verney

Went to the great Adam house at Compton Verney in Warwickshire yesterday to see the above.This was another very interesting small show at this stylish cultural centre.They often do good shows and it makes for a nice day out from London up the M40.I strongly recommend that people interested in this period join the mailing list.I see,for example,that Stanley Spencer is coming [Read More…]