Responses: Paul Nash’s Monster Field

As World War Two loomed, Paul Nash's obsessions leaned towards more esoteric forms.  The landscape became a fantastical entity, the realm of old magic that had already been of much interest to the artist, but one that gradually heightened as reality darkened around him once more.  He moved more to photography as a medium in … Continue reading Responses: Paul Nash’s Monster Field

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Responses: Avebury Photos (1933 + 1942) – Paul Nash.

The landscape painter and augmenter, Paul Nash, had a momentary, glimpsed relationship with the Wiltshire town of Avebury.  The landscape, which brims with a sense of ancientness and magic, evidently enraptured the painter for a brief spell of creative yield not simply in painting but in photography as a sideline as well.  Caught in the … Continue reading Responses: Avebury Photos (1933 + 1942) – Paul Nash.