Mary Newcomb for the looking

Mary Newcomb for the looking

For those coming across the work of the British painter, Mary Newcomb, for the first time her paintings may look naïve. Her proportions seem wrong. Her fore- and backgrounds come across as being amorphous, all on one plane. She seems not to use perspective. But there...
Turner the Contemporary

Turner the Contemporary

The public know Turner as a painter of landscapes capturing light, weather, mist, storms and, in the words of his fellow artist John Constable, of painting with ‘tinted steam’. Yet Tate Britain’s current exhibition Turner’s Modern World reveals the artist in a whole...
A new career for painter Philip Sutton – aged 92

A new career for painter Philip Sutton – aged 92

The colourist painter Philip Sutton was 92 on October 20, and is using his experiences of eight months in lockdown to embark on the next phase of his career – as a gallerist. With several planned exhibition cancelled since February, Sutton is taking exhibiting his...