The University Art Collection has accessioned two editions of Climate Stripes developed by Professor Ed Hawkins (National Centre for Atmospheric Science, University of Reading) into the collection as digitally produced artworks: Climate Stripes: Warming Stripes, Hay on Wye 2017 and Climate Stripes: Warming Stripes, Global 2020. This simple pattern of coloured stripes is generated by the […]
A combination of artist and art historian, John Golding (1929-2012) was born in Hastings, Kent, and grew up in Mexico. Early in his career, he was influenced by the dark, painterly figurative works of Mexican muralists like José Clemente Orozco (1883- 1949). Golding’s parents sent him to Ridley College, Ontario, at 13. He began painting […]
Best known as the artist who introduced Cubism to the USA, Max Weber discovered this style during his time in Europe. Influenced by artists including Rousseau, Matisse, and Cézanne, Weber’s artworks after this trip are those of a pioneering modernist. He had a huge impact on the American Modernist Movement, with its tendencies to abstract art.
Allen W. Seaby and the Art of the Colour Print “The colour print may reveal the most beautiful and delicate form …” – Allen W. Seaby Colourful images built up from designs carved into blocks of wood was a method of printmaking mastered by ukiyo-e artists of the late Edo period in Japan. When such […]