New John Craxton Exhibition at the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

We highly recommend a visit to A World of Private Mystery, the new John Craxton, RA (1922-2009) retrospective, which opened at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge yesterday and runs until 21 April 2014.  The show is packed with atmospheric works from throughout Craxton’s life, including little-seen drawings.  If you can’t make the trip this time, why […]

Book of the Week: Eric Ravilious: Artist and Designer by Alan Powers

For an artist who died in 1942 and who very much embodied the spirit of the inter-war period in England, the continuing popularity of Eric Ravilious is sometimes hard to grasp.  Indeed, as Ravilious-expert Alan Powers writes in the final chapter of his new book on the artist (my Book of the Week), Ravilious is more popular now than […]