Creative Spaces: Artists in the early decades of the 20th century

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Until 19 June 2022

6 May - 19 June
Free entry | No booking required 
Watts Contemporary Gallery 
All works for sale  

This exhibition explores the working spaces of British artists in the 1900s to 1950s.
Few artists enjoyed the luxury of a separate studio space, and this exhibition gives a fascinating insight into how living and working spaces often merged.

Presenting works by over a dozen artists, including Stephen Bone, Evelyn Dunbar, Douglas Percy Bliss and Charles Mahoney, Creative Spaces shows how artists portrayed the people and objects nearest and dearest to them.

The exhibition is in collaboration with Liss Llewellyn who, working with artists’ studios and estates, are able to present works that have never previously been shown in public or available for sale. All profits from this exhibition will support Watts Gallery Trust’s Art for All learning programme which delivers transformative artist-led workshops to members of the local community who might not otherwise have access to art.

Image credits:

Evelyn Dunbar, Florence in the Garden at The Cedars, oil on canvas

Phoebe Willetts-Dickinson, Corner of the Artist's Studio with Paintbox on a Windsor Chair, oil on canvas

Stephen Bone, Mary Adshead at Work, oil on panel