Under the Greenwood Tree - an exhibition worth travelling for, by Andrew Lambirth


Under the Greenwood Tree - an exhibition worth travelling for

By Andrew Lambirth

A mixed exhibition of paintings, drawings and prints devoted to the subject of the tree might sound an unexciting event, filled with what Johnny Cash memorably described as ‘hopeful stars of flickering magnitude’, but actually in this case the reverse is true. The show has been divided into two halves, the first of which deals with a historical survey of the tree in past art, the section which is herewith under review. The sequel, focusing on the tree in contemporary art...

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