Mon, 07 Jun|
Henry Scott Tuke: 7 June - 12 September
Henry Scott Tuke explores the complexities that surround the life and art of this British painter, famed for his depictions of sun, sea, and bathing during a late Victorian and Edwardian golden age.
Time & Location
07 Jun 2021, 10:00 – 12 Sept 2021, 16:00
Watts Gallery, Guildford GU3 1DJ, UK
About the Event
Tackling questions of artistic influence, art practice and a varied reception history, the exhibition brings together some of Tuke’s most significant and evocative artworks. Having spent his early years studying at the Slade School of Art, Tuke first discovered the appeal of painting en plein air on his travels in Italy and France. On his return to Britain in the 1880s, like many of his generation, Tuke was drawn to Cornwall. He initially headed to Newlyn, while the emerging artists’ colony was still in its infancy, before settling in Falmouth