Sold Price: JOAN EARDLEY, RSA 1921-1963 THE WASH HOUSE (RECTO), FRENCH ROOFTOPS (VERSO) - August 3, 0105 12:00 AM WEST
Ben Enwonwu Nigerian 1917-1994 Hausa Boy signed and dated 1949 (lower right) oil on board 30 by 40cm., 11¾ by 15¾in. Framed: 37.5 by 47.5cm., 14¾ by 18¾in.
Joan Eardley | A Sense of Place
Joan Eardley’s career lasted barely fifteen years: she died in 1963, aged just forty-two. During that time she concentrated on two very different themes: the extraordinarily candid paintings of children in the Townhead area of Glasgow; and paintings of the fishing village of Catterline, just south of Aberdeen, with its leaden skies and wild sea. These two contrasting strands are the focus of this exhibition, which looks in detail at her working process. It draws on a remarkable archive of…
Four Great 20th Century British Realist Painters
Just by way of a bit of fun, I’ve put together a list of four under-rated British realist painters from the last century. They aren’t ranked...
Joan Eardley: the forgotten artist who captured Scotland's life and soul
Children from the slums, bleak seascapes, village fishermen at work … the vibrant visions of Joan Eardley are finding a new following
The two sides of painter Joan Eardley | The Spectator
There were two Joan Eardleys, according to a new biography of the Scottish painter by Christopher Andreae. There was ‘the tender and gentle Joan’, as revealed by her bosom friend Audrey Walker, and ‘the tough, cussing, swearing, bulldozing, indomitable creator of what may be masterpieces’. Both are ...
Why Make Art? — Laurie Doctor Studios
Why make art? This is the question that was posed for a group of us who met for lunch this week: Two poets, a composer, a psychotherapist, a sculptor, a graphic designer, a drawing professor, a painter and a calligrapher. It was such a lively conversation! There were many different strand