David Jones’s illustrations for The Town Child’s Alphabet

We’re delighted to share an extract from the publication: The Art of David Jones: Vision and Memory by Ariane Bankes and Paul Hills, published October 2015. Soldiers returning home after prolonged service at the Front commonly felt themselves outsiders in civilian society, estranged from its rituals, newly aware of its foibles. And certainly Jones at 24 – back in civvies and […]

Spotlight on Collections: Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge

Ever since the idea of writing a blog post about Kettle’s Yard was mooted, I knew I would struggle to find a way of describing this very special place in Cambridge without detracting from the sense of surprise and delight the first-time visitor is bound to feel as she or he discovers it. One option is […]