Pevsner; 'The Englishness of English Art'

May 11 2017

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A reader has alerted me to the fact that Nikolaus Pevsner's 1955 Reith Lecture series is on the BBC iPlayer. In the lectures, Pevsner explores:

[...] the qualities of art which he regards as particularly English, as illustrated in the works of several English artists, and what they say about the English national character.

Artists's covered include Hogarthe, Blake and Reynolds. More here

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