Pulp Fictions

3 - 25 September 2011     
Gallery Open: Fri–Sun 12-6pm

 


Stephen Harwood

  
Characteristic Detail at Church Stretton, 2011, graphite pencil on paper, 21x15cm
One Kind of Shropshire Scenery, 2011, graphite pencil on paper, 21x15cm
                          

These drawings are from a series based on images from John Piper and John Betjeman's 1951 Shell Guide to Shropshire; a beautiful old book that has become the starting point for a new series of work by Harwood. The book is ‘a charming reminder of 1950's Britain, with its matter-of-fact gazetteer of various villages and hamlets, listings of early closing days, and large houses and families.’


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