Tuesday, 6 November 2012
Review of Hannah Brown: The Unseen Landscape at Payne Shurvell
Hannah Brown: The Unseen Landscape
5 October – 17 November 2012
“I have never understood why more women did not paint landscape,” bemoaned Germaine Greer in The Guardian a couple of years ago. Indeed, despite the number of Victorian women who ventured out to make sketches in pencil and watercolour, very few turned these into finished works. Hannah Brown (born 1977) is a contemporary exception. Her current exhibition, her second solo show since graduating with an MA in Sculpture from the Royal College of Art in 2006, contains a carefully hung selection of ten small-scale landscapes, oil on plywood and oak, waxed rather than varnished, and each one “typically English”.
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