June 1937 by Ben Nicholson


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June 1937 by Ben Nicholson June 1937 by Ben Nicholson

Artist: Ben Nicholson (1894 – 1982)

Nationality: British

Completion Date: 1937

Style: Abstract Art

Genre: Abstract

Media: Oil on canvas

Location: Tate Gallery, London

After his first visit to Piet Mondrian’s Paris studio in 1934, Nicholson wrote: ‘The thing I remembered most was the feeling of light … The feeling in his studio must have been not unlike the feeling in one of those hermit’s caves where lions used to go to have thorns taken out of their paws.’ Shortly afterwards Nicholson started to paint rectilinear arrangements in primary colours and tones of blue, grey and white.

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About Jez Farmer

I am a freelance writer and poet and started writing after raising my two boys as a way of discovering just who Jez is. That is still very much an on-going project but the journey so far has introduced me to many wonderful friends and fellow writers through an ever growing love of poetry.
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