Paul Nash and the Invention of the War Artist

Paul Nash and the Invention of the War Artist

The Battle of Germany by Paul Nash, 1944 Feature Image: Wire by Paul Nash, 1918The 2017 Tate Britain retrospective of the work of Paul Nash (1889-1946) revealed an artist of diverse talents. Known for his expressive landscapes, Nash also produced prints, textiles,...

Back to Life: New Painting by Michael Alford at Wimbledon Fine Art

Back to Life: New Painting by Michael Alford at Wimbledon Fine Art

The pandemic disrupted all of our lives in different ways. Now, with vaccinations thankfully on the rise and the world beginning to open up to travel, painter Michael Alford celebrates a return to life and optimism with a solo exhibition at Wimbledon Fine Arts. This show of new work includes cityscapes, landscapes and a series of Michael’s oil sketches, shown in public for the first time. In this commentary, Michael discusses the inspiration behind the paintings and describes the special artistic challenges—and unforeseen opportunities—afforded by this unprecedented time.