04 THE ARTIST GWEN RAVERAT THE DESTINATION CAMBRIDGE

藝術家GWEN RAVERAT地點劍橋

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THE CAMBRIDGE ART Fair this month offers a rare opportunity to see and buy works by one of the English university town’s favourite daughters. Gwen Raverat was a granddaughter of Charles Darwin and an intimate of the Bloomsbury group. But she eschewed bohemian London and modernism for a quieter life reviving the art of wood engraving (pictured) and recording the architecture and countryside of her hometown. She also illustrated her own very funny and touching memoir, Period Piece

– published in 1952 and never out of print since. 9-12 November, cambridgeartfair.com

劍橋藝術展本月舉行,觀眾可藉此千載難逢的會機 ,欣賞及購買Gwen Raverat這位深受英國大學城愛戴的藝術家的作品。她是達爾文的孫女,與也 著名文藝團體Bloomsbury有密切的交往。不過她捨棄了倫敦波希米亞式的生活與現代主義,回到寧的家鄉,以復興木刻畫版 藝術(右及下圖)為己任,刻畫家鄉的建築與鄉郊面貌。她亦親自為回憶錄《Period Piece》繪製,插圖 這本內容風趣動人的回憶錄於1952年出版至今,從未絕版。

11月9至日12 , cambridgeartfair.com

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