Updated: Oct 27
On Friday 4th November, I will be taking part in an online talk about the upcoming show, 'Paradise Found: New Visions of the Blackdown Hills', in collaboration with Art-Earth.
I will discuss the artists I have selected for the show; for their use of different media and their individual practices and talent. You can see an example of each of the artists' work below and, as you can imagine, I am very excited to see how each of them will respond to the project:
The exhibition is a co-curated show that will showcase around 80 works from 36 artists with a diverse range of styles and disciplines. As the title suggests, it is a project based in The Blackdown Hills - an area of extraordinary natural beauty, which, due to its relative inaccessibility, has remained largely unspoiled. It was a place loved by a group of artists known as The Camden Town Group, who painted there in the early 20th Century.
Each of the three curators have invited 12 artists to visit a specific place -each one relating to an earlier painting by Camden Towners: Spencer Gore, Robert Bevan, Charles Ginner or Stanislawa De Karlowska. The contemporary artists will respond to the same scene and use their own practice to reflect on the typography of the land and their sense of the surrounding environment.
In spring 2023, a show at @thelmahulbertgallery, Honiton, will exhibit the works of the Camden Town Group, alongside the works by the contemporary artists and a series of talks by guest speakers.
Further information about the talk can be found on Art-Earth's website:
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