Alex Purves talk on “Artists and their habitats”

Alex gave a really interesting talk about artists and their habitats, which varied from immaculately tidy to chaotic! Here are a few.

Studio of Georges Braque

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L S Lowry at work

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Stanley Spencer at work

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John Piper in his studio

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The question arose ‘Are painters influenced by their surroundings when working (for example highly organized Ken Howard) , or does the work of the Artists create their surroundings (for example Frank Auerbach’s studio covered in thick paint)?
The conclusion was that it is a bit of both!

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