Edward Burra at Pallant House Gallery - in pictures
Edward Burra's unconventional watercolours are appearing in the first major exhibition of his work for 25 years. We take a look at some of his finest paintings
‘Valley and River, Northumberland’, Edward Burra, 1972 | Tate
Artwork page for ‘Valley and River, Northumberland’, Edward Burra, 1972 In his later years, Burra was taken on driving tours of Britain by his sister Anne. His landscapes were inspired by real places: in this case, a valley south of the Cheviot Hills near Alnwick. He said he was fascinated by the lines on the hills that play a dominant role in the painting. Such depictions of 'unspoilt' country were contrasted with images of motorways and heavy trucks, reflecting the artist's lament at the…
Exhibitions | Mixed Exhibition, February 2013
Austin Desmond Fine Art | Exhibitions | Mixed Exhibition, February 2013 | Sandra Blow, Arturo Bonfanti, Edward Burra, Lynn Chadwick, Prunella Clough, Keith Coventry, Robyn Denny, Ivon Hitchens, Paul Nash, Eduardo Paolozzi, Victor Pasmore, Julian Perry, Ceri Richards, Bridget Riley, William Scott, Peter Sedgley, Keith Vaughan, John Wells | For further images and detail please contact the gallery.
Edward Burra: an utterly unique vision
Back in January I wrote an appreciation of the work of Edward Burra, inspired partly by Andrew Graham-Dixon’s excellent film on the artist broadcast in the autumn and partly by regret at not …