Thinking through drawing
Debbie Lyddon - Auditioning work. " Sandra Blow talked about the elusive ‘startling rightness’ that she aimed for in her work. Trying things out by putting together and taking away is a kind of visual choreography and a way that I like to work …….. getting that ‘rightness’ is a slow process!"
Offer Waterman artists: Richard Allen, Lee Miller, William Turnbull, Eileen Agar, Michael Andrews, Kenneth Armitage, Frank Auerbach, Phyllida Barlow, Tony Bevan, Peter Blake, David Bomberg, Frank Bowling, Bill Brandt, Edward Burra, Anthony Caro, Patrick Caulfield, Cecil Collins, Hans Coper, Keith Coventry, Michael Craig-Martin, Dexter Dalwood, Alan Davie, Lucian Freud, Sir...
SANDRA BLOW d. 2006 "Space and Matter" (1959) "Space And Matter, indeed, was the title of the exhibition of Blow's work that practically filled Tate St Ives in 2001-2002. It is also the name of a painting she made in oil on board as early as 1959 with an earthy feeling for the coarseness of wood and tar but that also evokes aerial elements like wind and flame and sea spray." - Guardian
Geniuses at work: Royal Academicians in their studios – in pictures
For more than 25 years, Anne Purkiss has been photographing Royal Academicians in their own spaces. A new exhibition at Leighton House Museum in London brings together her pictures of leading artists – including David Hockney and Antony Gormley – with those from days gone by
‘Green and White’, Sandra Blow, 1969 | Tate
Artwork page for ‘Green and White’, Sandra Blow, 1969 Blow described herself as an academic abstract painter, blending traditional and improvised materials to create impactful textures, forms and colours. This work incorporates blended ash made from burning nuts in her studio stove. Green and White took Blow one to two months to complete and was made while teaching at the RCA. Previously, she had used low-quality found material, in part as a tribute to her former lover Alberto Burri. In the…