Wilhelmina Barns-Graham: A Scottish Artist in St Ives
The Fleming Collection
10 January – 5 April 2012
“Wilhelmina Barns-Graham is usually regarded as a St. Ives School painter which does not do justice to the immense influence that Scotland had on her work,” says Selina Skipwith, Keeper of Art at The Fleming Collection. “The centenary of her birth provides us with an appropriate opportunity to set the record straight.” And so it is that the Collection is now hosting a small but thorough retrospective of the painter’s works, centering on this new thesis by curator and biographer Lynne Green, which highlights her prominent position as an abstract painter and colourist, greatly indebted and loyal to her Scottish roots.
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