Showcasing a marvelous assortment of painting in Cornwall from the 1920s to the 1960s, this exhibition reveals the rich diversity of artistic styles that this region has inspired. Hanging alongside the better-known names of Trevor Bell, Terry Frost, Patrick Heron, Cedric Morris, Ben Nicholson, Adrian Ryan, Bryan Wynter and John Wells is a plethora of remarkable work by artists from the same period including Shearer Armstrong, George Lambourn, Mary Jewels, Albert Reuss and Charles Breaker.
Click here to view the film by Cathy Sayers that accompanies the exhibition (12 mins)
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