Gwen John remembered by her brother, Augustus John, in the pages of The Burlington Magazine (1942).

‘Few on meeting this retiring person in black, with her tiny hands and feet, a soft, almost inaudible voice, and delicate Pembrokeshire accent, would have guessed that here was the greatest woman artist of her age, or, as I think, of any other.’ Gwen John (1876-1939) is today a much acclaimed British painter associated with … Continue reading Gwen John remembered by her brother, Augustus John, in the pages of The Burlington Magazine (1942).

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The Burlington Magazine and modern British art (1903-1910)

The foundation of the Burlington in the very early years of the twentieth century is the intersecting point of many cultural networks. Several of the many questions that underlie its inception have been investigated: the significance that the Burlington had for the development of art history as an academic discipline in Britain, the impact it … Continue reading The Burlington Magazine and modern British art (1903-1910)