The Friends of Dame Laura Knight Society,
Malvern & Colwall Branch

28th September 2019:

Talk by James Russell ‘Artist Couples of Newlyn and Lamorna’

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This event was part of Autumn in Malvern Festival 2019.


Evie Knight, our society Chair, introduce our guest speaker James Russell.

James Russell gave us an illustrated talk on ‘Artist Couples of Newlyn and Lamorna’.
Based on a major exhibition at the Royal West of England Academy, Bristol, last year, this talk asked what happens when two artists decide to set up home together. Exploring the life and work of Laura and Harold Knight, Dod and Ernest Procter and other important Newlyn artists.

James Russell is an independent art historian and curator, best known for exhibitions at Dulwich Picture Gallery devoted to Eric Ravilious (2015) and Edward Bawden (2018). He has written more than a dozen books, one of which was a Sunday Times Book of the Year in 2016.

The event was well attended. Click here to see full report on this event.
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