British Masters: In search of England
What a dispiriting programme this was, the second in the British Masters series presented by James Fox. It offered a survey of British art in the inter-war years, an interesting period in British a…
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Piper John | Glyders Rocks (1950) | MutualArt
View Glyders Rocks (1950) By John Piper; oil on canvas; 20 x 29 in. (51 x 73.7 cm.); Signed; . Access more artwork lots and estimated & realized auction prices on MutualArt.
‘Covehithe Church’, John Piper, 1983 | Tate
Artwork page for ‘Covehithe Church’, John Piper, 1983 Piper painted this ruined church, near the coast in Suffolk, at the time of his eightieth birthday. It reflects the knowledge of architecture he had built up over his lifetime in two ways: he was aware of the existence of this quite remote church and he understood how to convey its particular character. This is an emotional as well as an architectural view. The racing clouds and fitful light suggest a personal sense of the ruin as an…
‘Beach with Starfish’, John Piper, c.1933-4 | Tate
Artwork page for ‘Beach with Starfish’, John Piper, c.1933-4 As well as his abstract work, Piper’s early works include collages such as this one. Though influenced by the works of Braque and Picasso in the technique he used, Piper tended to take the British landscape, often a seaside scene, as his subject. In this case, the scene is the Seven Sisters cliffs near Eastbourne, and the newsprint is taken from the New Statesman, for which Piper wrote a number of articles at this time.
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John Piper made artwork very often inspired by landscapes. He used a range of processes to make his expressive and energetic landscapes, often exaggerating the formal qualities of line, texture and…