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GWEN JOHN AND AUGUSTUS JOHN A survey of the sibling artists' work, featuring over 70 works by each of the painters.
Some, like Wesendock Villa, 2002, and Strand mit Menschen (Beach with People), 2001, recall the intimism of artists such as Gabriele Munter and Gwen John but are entirely contemporary in their simultaneous intensification and abstraction of the original image.
Not only is the mood lighter but the portraits are better: no fewer than five Sargents, a superb William Nicholson (of Max Beerbohm) and a famous self-portrait by Gwen John.
In "The Artist and the Flaneur: Rodin, Rilke and Gwen John in Paris," Wolff compares Welsh painter John's experiences of the city with those of the poet Rainer Maria Rilke, who was living in Paris as Rodin's secretary at about the same time.
Classical Greek and Italian Renaissance art informs a lot of my work more recent artists I'd point to would include a number of late-19th/early-20th century painters, such as Edgar Degas and Gwen John.
It will include work by Augustus John, Gwen John, James Dickson Innes, Sir Cedric Morris, David Jones, Evan Walters, Edward Moorland Lewis, Ceri Richards, John Piper, Evan Charlton, George Chapman, Merlyn Evans, Jack Jones, Josef Herman, Sir Kyffin Williams, John Elwyn, Ernest Zobole, Gwilym Prichard, Evelyn Williams, Peter Prendergast and John Knapp Fisher.
Compared with these, the pairing of Gwen John with Celia Paul may at first sight seem a little contrived.
A CHANGING exhibition of work by leading 20th century Welsh artists including James Dickson Innes, Gwen John, Augustus John, Edward Morland Lewis, Ceri Richards, Sir Kyffin Williams, Josef Herman, Peter Prendergast and John Elwyn is on show at Oriel Tegfryn, Menai Bridge until April 24.
The artists featured include such well-known names as Durer, Holbein, Rubens, Rembrandt, Turner, Whistler and Gwen John.
Friends and supporters old and new were reunited at the Barber Institute of Fine Arts for the opening private view of the latest major exhibition - "Reunited: Gwen John, Mere Poussepin and the Catholic Church".
Both are by accomplished artists who happened to be brother and sister ( Augustus and Gwen John.
From Victorian to Modern will be at the Laing Art Gallery, in Newcastle, from January 13 until April 15, and explores the work of artists Gwen John, Vanessa Bell and Laura Knight.