I’d highly recommend at trip to the Ashmolean, Oxford (before the end of July) for the America’s Cool Modernism show – abstract expressionism in the making. Some wonderful work, very cleverly curated to create a story as you wander round.
Saw some fantastic work there, work that takes my breath away, especially the Georgia O’Keeffe, who I admire hugely, but I saw a new piece, Black Abstraction that frankly I could have looked at for a very long time! It has great presence.
And the very first painting you come across is Edward Steichen, wow – I was happy just seeing that one!
And the Edward Hoppers…. what can I say?!
Do catch the show if you can – it’s worth the trip! ashmolean.org/americascoolmodernism
Georgia O’keeffe picture credit https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/489814
The featured image at the top of this article is one of my own, which I did last weekend. Onion, watercolour, 2018. It’s a bit of a homage to Georgia O’keeffe!