4 March 2020

Stanley Spencer: His Two Wives And A Love Triangle

Despite the fact that this remarkable story has been the subject of fascination and debate for decades in books, films and documentaries this show will be one of the first times an exhibition has been focused on exploring the complex relationships Spencer had with his two wives through his painting.

9 March 2018

Collecting Stanley Spencer: New Cookham Exhibition Explores His Patron’s Influence

A new exhibition at the popular Stanley Spencer Gallery in Cookham titled Patron Saints: Collecting Stanley Spencer, opens later this month.

15 January 2017

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The Christian Science Connection Within The British Modern Art Movement

Christian Science does not explain the work of Nash and Nicolson just as surely as their work does not illustrate Mary Baker Eddy’s Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures.

25 June 2016

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Stanley Spencer: Largest Survey Exhibition In 15 years Opens At Hepworth Wakefield

The Hepworth Wakefield is presenting  Stanley Spencer: Of Angels and Dirt – the first UK major survey exhibition in 15 years of work by one of Britain’s best loved painters. It has been 125 years since Spencer’s birth and to celebrate, the exhibition brings together more than 70 significant works spanning the artist’s entire 45 year-career. Highlights on display will include a number of Spencer’s rarely-seen […]

5 May 2016

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Stanley Spencer: Early Drawings To Be Displayed In Hepworth Wakefield Exhibition

The Hepworth Wakefield, Yorkshire’s award-winning art gallery,  has uncovered a sketchbook by the artist Stanley Spencer dating from 1907 containing the earliest known drawings and a short story by one of Britain’s greatest painters. Curator, Eleanor Clayton at the Wakefield gallery uncovered the previously un-published sketchbook by Stanley Spencer during a research visit to the Spencer family home in preparation […]

16 November 2013

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Stanley Spencer WW1 Masterpiece Exhibited At Somerset House

Leading up to the 100th commemoration of the outbreak of the First World War, Stanley Spencer’s poignant memories of war are leaving their permanent home at the National Trust’s Sandham Memorial Chapel to be exhibited at Somerset House. This exhibition marks the National Trusts first major art exhibition in London for 18 years. the exhibition […]