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Two houses; one built on sand

At Penlee House an interesting show explained the founding of the Penwith Society and included documents such as one where Ben Nicholson defends modern art as a new language. Also included were the controversial minutes of the Penwith Society when three categories of art were instituted: traditional, abstract and craft. Centre stage as visitors entered was Marian Hocken’s The Hollow Men …

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Disenchanted

I happened to be, for the second time in my life, in beautiful Cornwall and happened to visit the current exhibition at Penwith Gallery in St. Ives. I could have turned away and not written this but I have a need to share my opinion with others. “Art must discard nothing or no one, like Misericord” is a beautiful concordia …

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The Lost Wonders of an Archive

The artist Jason Lilley talks about his work on the Penwith Gallery Archive From an early age I have developed a keen fascination with the art and artists of Cornwall, especially those of St.Ives. In 2013 I was made a member of the Penwith Society of Arts who own, and exhibit at, the Penwith Gallery. It was later in that …

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There And Back Again at the Penwith Gallery,St.Ives.

Through June the Penwith Gallery is hosting an exhibition of new paintings by Robert Jones, alongside Kerry Harding and Marion Taylors’ show, ‘There and Back Again.’ Robert Jones’s atmospheric and distinctively styled oil paintings of coastal seascapes and motifs (prices range from £420 – £4200.) benefit from having their own separate space – The Studio Gallery. There is a problem …

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Symposium

      8th April 2016, 7.30 pm Penwith Gallery St Ives ‘Should the Future of the Penwith be its Past?’ Questions from the audience from 8pm. Speakers: Peter Davies, Penwith. Michael Gaca, Belgrave Gallery St Ives. Daniel H Nanavati, UK Editor New Art Examiner. Derek Guthrie, Publisher, New Art Examiner.   Admission free. Refreshments from the cafe. Sponsored by …

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