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Informal but meticulous oil paintings of Primrose Hill and Islington by one of London’s most cherished artists feature large in the Home Sweet Home exhibition just opened at Burgh House in Hampstead.

Home Sweet Home at the Peggy Jay gallery

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The artist’s sons, by John Bratby, oil on canvas
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Informal but meticulous oil paintings of Primrose Hill and Islington by one of London’s most cherished artists feature large in the Home Sweet Home exhibition just opened at Burgh House in Hampstead. 

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Home Sweet Home at the Peggy Jay gallery

Home Sweet Home at the Peggy Jay gallery
Back garden, summer view by Melissa Scott-Miller, oil on canvas; right: Overcoat by Stan Smith, charcoal drawing
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08 December, 2016

INFORMAL but meticulous oil paintings of Primrose Hill and Islington by one of London’s most cherished artists feature large in the Home Sweet Home exhibition just opened at Burgh Ho

The Innovation and internationalism of Robert Rauschenberg

PHOTO: © Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, New York
Robert Rauschenberg, poster for ROCI Cuba (Museo Nacional site) 1988, silk screen and offset lithograph on foil paper, 67 x 99.4cm. PHOTO: © Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, New York
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01 December, 2016
by JOHN EVANS

TATE Modern director Frances Morris notes that without this artist Tracey Emin “could not have unmade her bed”.

The Royal Institute of Oil Painters is the only national art society devoted exclusively to oil painting. Their annual exhibition, which opens at Mall Galleries later in the week, gives visitors the opportunity to see the many ways in which artists use oil paint today.

War artist Paul Nash at Tate Britain

Paul Nash, The Menin Road, 1918, oil on canvas, 828 x 3175mm, Imperial War Museu
Paul Nash, The Menin Road, 1918, oil on canvas, 828 x 3175mm, Imperial War Museum London
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24 November, 2016
by JOHN NASH

SIMPLY put “one of our great war artists” but in Paul Nash, as the curator of the Tate Britain retrospective suggests, we also have “one of the leading figures in British surreali

Royal Institute of Oil Painters annual exhibition

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Advancing Clouds, Hammersmith by Robin Mackervoy
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The Royal Institute of Oil Painters  is the only national art society devoted exclusively to oil painting. Their annual exhibition, which opens at Mall Galleries next week, gives visitors the opportunity to see the many and varied ways in which artists use oil paint today.

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