‘Art Celebrities’, an exhibition by Cicely Hey advertised in The Burlington Magazine

Starting from an apparently innocuous 1933 advertisement in The Burlington Magazine, Index Assistant Alison Bennett has uncovered much new material about Cicely Hey, a little-known British artist of the early 20th century. Here is where her research has been taking Alison so far. In March 1933 The Burlington Magazine published an advertisement for an exhibition … Continue reading ‘Art Celebrities’, an exhibition by Cicely Hey advertised in The Burlington Magazine

Advertisements

Robert Rattray Tatlock (1889-1954) Scottish editor of The Burlington Magazine (1920-1933)

A romantic looking man, inclined to be moody and temperamental, gifted with artistic sensibility but somewhat erratic in his judgements. [The Times, Obituary, 2 July 1954] Born in Glasgow, Tatlock was educated there at the Glasgow Academy, Glasgow School of Art and Royal Technical College where he studied art. During the First World War Tatlock … Continue reading Robert Rattray Tatlock (1889-1954) Scottish editor of The Burlington Magazine (1920-1933)