For a long time, British art of the early 20th century has been perceived as provincial and insufficiently modern. Not anymore. With one eye on the life and work of Henry Lamb, this lecture explores a fascinating period, from the wandering Augustus John, through the Bloomsbury Group and beyond. A colourful eye-opening tour through a golden age of painting.
James Russell's exhibition 'Edward Bawden' opens at Dulwich Picture Gallery in May 2018. This is followed a month later by his exhibition 'Lover, Teacher, Muse... or Rival? Couples in Modern British Art' at the Royal West of England Academy, Bristol.