Three British Artists Between the Wars: Paul Nash, Edward Wadsworth & Tristram Hillier
After the First World War, British artists strove to create innovative art that had links to the art of Europe. Paul Nash captured the ‘spirit of place’ in Dorset, Wiltshire and Kent in a modern style, later incorporating Surrealism.
Edward Wadsworth had a great love of nautical instruments and the fruits of the sea and painted these in fascinating arrangements. Tristram Hillier was a good friend of Wadsworth and painted Somerset, France and Spain. All three were members of the Unit One group.
Residential Fees From: £265. Non Residential: £207
Course runs from 9am Wednesday to Tea on Thursday. (Afternoon & Evening course sessions on Wednesday only, finishing at 9:30pm)
Dr Jan. D. Cox was awarded a BA at Oxford Brookes University, where his work on Christopher Wood won the Jeanne Sheehy Memorial Prize, and an MA at the University of Bristol. He was formerly chief researcher for a project that placed online Wyndham Lewis’s art criticism in The Listener, and has since been awarded a PhD scholarship by the University of Leeds. He has lectured extensively on European and British art at the University of Bristol and the Royal West of England Academy. He has also addressed conferences at Universities in Oxford and Montreal, and at the Danish National Gallery, Tate Britain, Tate St. Ives and the Courtauld Institute. He is on the tutor panel for both Oxford and Cambridge Universities.
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