ASPECTS OF MODERN BRITISH ART: PAINTINGS | GRAPHICS | SCULPTURE

27 November - 31 January 2014

Including works by:
Eileen Agar, John Banting, Anthony Caro, Prunella Clough, Robert Colquhoun, Keith Coventry, Francis Davison, James Dixon, Richard Eurich, Barry Flanagan, Naum Gabo, Nigel Henderson, Tristram Hillier, Roger Hilton, Ivon Hitchens, Howard Hodgkin, Gwyther Irwin, Ronald Brooks Kitaj, Alexander Mackenzie, Margaret Mellis, Denis Mitchell, Paul Nash, Ben Nicholson, Eduardo Paolozzi, Victor Pasmore, John Piper, William Pye, Ceri Richards, Michael Rothenstein, William Scott, Colin Self, Julian Trevelyan, Euan Uglow, Keith Vaughan, John Wells, Catherine Yarrow

We are pleased to announce our forthcoming exhibition, Aspects of Modern British Art. This exhibition presents an overview of painting, graphics and sculpture by leading British artists working in England between 1912 and 1990. The earliest work shown will be a Paul Nash pastoral study dating from before the First World War, and the most recent will be a beautiful bronze table sculpture by Anthony Caro.

Rare examples of British Surrealism from the 1930s by John Banting and Catherine Yarrow, a recently re-discovered artist who’s paintings have been acquired by Tate, London. There will be examples from the Bloomsbury Group and a selection of classic Neo-Romantic works including pieces by Michael Ayrton, Prunella Clough, Michael Rothenstein and Keith Vaughan.

The development of post-war abstract art in Britain centred on the St Ives ‘middle generation’ will be represented with paintings by John Wells, Patrick Heron, Alexander Mackenzie, Ben Nicholson  and Roger Hilton. Sculpture by Barry Flanagan, Anthony Caro and William Pye will also be shown, as will a substantial collection of Post-war prints.

Other artists to be shown include: Robert Adams, Vanessa Bell, James Dixon, Richard Eurich, Naum Gabo, Tristram Hillier, Gywther Irwin, R B Kitaj, Victor Pasmore, Julian Trevelyan, Euan Uglow, William Turnbull.

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