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Seeing landscape anew with Paul Nash at Dulwich

Part of an artist’s job is to help the rest of us see our surroundings anew. Walking home from Paul Nash: The Elements with my head full of Nash’s visions, Dulwich seemed a rather unsettling place. The sky, previously just a tedious grey, loured menacingly down, the colour of gunmetal. Trees thrust their bare, twisted […]

Drawing attention at Dulwich Picture Gallery

There’s something alchemic about drawing, the art of conjuring a mood, a person, a whole landscape from a few strokes of pencil, chalk or pen and ink. More than almost any other medium, drawing seems to cut through the centuries, communicating (as the guide to the exhibition points out) with crystal clarity. There is so […]