From Our Archive
From the archive: Pioneering Women
Our new archive research project
01 Apr 2019My name is Rosamund and I am the new Research Curator here at the Society working on the ‘Pioneering Women’ research project, funded by the Paul Mellon Centre. Each month in our Shape & Form enewsletter, I would like to share with you something from the archive, and introduce you to some of the...
From the archive: Alice Meredith Williams ARBS
Phyllida Shaw unveils the life and work of a little known sculptor
05 Feb 2019‘Small of stature and delicate in appearance, with visionary eyes, she acquired amid the rigours of her student life a power of endurance which supported her in the heaviest work, and no obstacles deterred her undaunted spirit from carrying out an idea.’ This description of Gertrude Alice Meredith...
Elisabeth Frink in film
A film made in conjunction with the exhibition Elisabeth Frink: A Collector's Passion
23 Nov 2018Modern British artist Elisabeth Frink spent much of her career living and working in her beautiful country home in Dorset, Woolland House. This film looks at how this environment inspired her explorations of nature and humanity, through sculptures and prints that are both aggressive and vulnerable....