This spring we publish the definitive guide to Eric Ravilious’ watercolours.
The people have spoken – Black Artists in British Art has made ICA’s shortlist for book of the year.
Uzo Egonu’s exuberant representation of the frenetic spirit of the swinging 60s
Eddie Chambers looks at five Black British artists who represent the fascinating sweep of a neglected art history.
Later this month we publish Eddie Chambers’ Black Artists in British Art: A History from 1950 to the Present, so in the meantime read this exclusive extract.
Alan Davie (1920-2014), Studies for a Figure – Mask No.14 , gouache on paper, c. 1975, 59.5 x 84cm, Harrogate.
Winifred Nicholson, Tippacott, 1920, watercolour on paper, 25 x 35 cm, private collection.
A new book celebrating the lives of two of the UK’s most important 20th century artists.
Anthony Amies (1945-2000), Rain Soaked Field – Suffolk, 1978, oil on canvas, 76 x 78 cm, The Picker House Collection.
Getting beneath the skin of one of Britain’s most innovative artists.
Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882), Beata Beatrix, c.1864-70, oil on canvas, 86.4 x 66 cm, Tate.
Jonathan Armstrong (1893-1973), Daphnis and Chloe, c. 1927, gouache on board, 57.5 x 77 cm
Edward Wadsworth (1889-1949), Extruded Tubing (1942-1944), tempera on paper, 35 x 35 cm, Private collection.