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Approaching Thunder: 1940s British Prints and Drawings at the River & Rowing Museum

Oxfordshire

Type:Exhibition

Mill Meadows, Henley On Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 1BF

Tel: 01491 415600

Approaching Thunder: 1940s British Prints and Drawings at the River & Rowing Museum

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This stunning exhibition draws from The Hepworth Wakefield’s outstanding collection of 1940s British works on paper. These prints and drawings by leading 20th Century British artists allow us to revisit a decade of anxiety, austerity and idealism that resonates strongly with our lives today. With materials strictly rationed and the art market in crisis, artists including Edward Bawden, Graham Sutherland, John Piper, John Minton, and Vanessa Bell turned to the inexpensive medium of paper to express their experiences of the times in which they lived.

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Approaching Thunder: 1940s British Prints and Drawings (5 Oct 2018 - 13 Jan 2019)

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