• “St. Ives”

    Setagaya Art Museum

    St. Ives, a fishing village in Cornwall, England, was, from the mid ’30s through the mid ’60s, a major site of British art production. Important works of painting, sculpture, and ceramics were produced by such artists as Terry Frost, Naum Gabo, Barbara Hepworth, Patrick Heron, Peter Lanyon, Ben Nicholson, Kenneth Quick, Adrian Stokes, Alfred Wallis, and Christopher Wood, among others. Many of these artists developed a special relationship with Japan, by way of the relationship between the ceramicists Shoji Hamada and Bernard Leach. In a stunning exhibition of their neglected art, the works of

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