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John Virtue: The Sea

John Virtue: The Sea

26th Apr 2014 - 27th Jul 2014

Exhibition of renowned painter John Virtue's latest seascapes at the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts.

Image: John Virtue (b.1947), No. 8, 2011-2013, Acrylic on canvas, h. 1828.8 x w. 5486.4mm. Photo: Pete Huggins

Virtue moved to live on the North Norfolk Coast in 2009 and, since that time, has been making a spectacular new body of work.

These canvases are vast in scale and powerful in the drama of their presence, the black and white paint freely applied to the raw canvas surface with brushes, hands and rags.

 

More information about the exhibition at the SCVA

John Virtue at the National Gallery


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