Tuesday, 23 July 2013

Pictorial 2013 Centenary News

Paul Johnson sends us this mid year pictorial summary ... of the impressive range of events so far and of highlights still to come ...

and ...

(From Dudley Art Gallery's exhibition of their collection of 13 works, May/June 2013)

On now and to Come

In Kettering ...

1st August - 28th September - Alfred East Gallery, Kettering ... the Centenary Exhibition

Alfred East 100 years ... 10th July - 24th August ... Northampton Museum and Art Gallery ... "showcasing a small selection of his romantic landscape paintings from the museum's permanent collection" - 8 works now on show less than 15 miles from Kettering

RA Diploma work on display in the entrance hall of Burlington House, Piccadilly, from 28th August

14-15 September Journees du Patrimoine - Exhibition of copies of paintings of Aix Les Bains, Savoy, by Alfred East, in the Hotel Splendido, where he stayed on his visits to the town.

19th September .. Friends of KAGAM  evening talk by Kenneth McConkey (Prefoessor Emeritus, Northumbria)

20th September ... Lunchtime lecture Kettering Alfred East Gallery - Kenneth McConkey

20th September from 7:00pm Centenary Dinner in Kettering organised by the Friends of Kettering Art Gallery and Museum and KDAS inspired by the 1910 civic banquet that celebrated Alfred East's knighthood.

6th November - talk by Kenneth McConkey to Stowe Civic Society on Alfred East at Upper Swell in the Cotswolds

Articles on Alfred east will appear in Country Life (Sept - Cotswolds edition) and the British Art Journal (autumn).

Many thanks to Paul Johnson for this contribution

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