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John Craxton in Dorset

A new show has opened at the Museum in Dorchester of Craxton’s pictures of Dorset. I have lent a picture of the ruined Knowlton Church, inscribed by the artist to the opthalmic surgeon, Pat Trevor-Roper, brother of the academic Hugh. These early, pre-Greece pictures by the young artist are very much influenced by John Piper.

Lucian Freud and John Craxton’s drawings of Peter Watson at Christie’s

On 25th June,2014, Christie’s is holding an evening sale of Modern British and Irish Art at King Street. I have contributed a total of approximately 1,000 words to two catalogue entries, on the subject of Peter Watson. Lot 2 is a portrait drawing of Watson by Freud and lot 6 is a drawing of Watson by Craxton. The works are [Read More…]

John Craxton

There is a new exhibition opened at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge of Craxton’s work. I am not sure what has particularly led to the show being put on there, although it may have something to do with the enthusiastic new young Director, Tim Knox. In any event, it is a welcome airing for Craxton’s work, which has not been [Read More…]

‘John Craxton’ by Ian Collins

Published in the British Art Journal, Volume XII No. 1, Summer 2011

John Craxton at Bonham’s

Bonham’s in New Bond Street (the old Phillips) has a small exhibition of works by John Craxton in the room leading to the sale rooms. This is worth seeing as it contains loans from the estate of works which are not easily seen otherwise. The particularly nice thing about the show (and the works are not for sale) is that [Read More…]