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Steve Slimm 17/08/10

www.newcontemporaryart.com Steve Slimm has been painting and exhibiting work in Cornwall for the past twenty-five years. He has built a reputation especially for his evocative atmospheric landscapes, always with a touch of mystery. It has been said that his soul shines through each piece. His connection with the land around him is a very unique one, and certainly shows itself in the paintings we have chosen for this inspirational series of prints and art cards. Recently Steve has worked regularly at specific locat...

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The Newlyn School of Art 17/08/10

The 'Newlyn School' is a name applied to the painters who worked in the Cornish fishing port of Newlyn from the 1880s, particularly those directly linked with Stanhope Forbes (1857–1947), who was the founder and leader of the school. One of the attractions of Newlyn was the mild climate, which made it particularly suitable for outdoor work, and Forbes and his associates were among the pioneers of plein-air painting in Britain. Apart from Forbes and his wife Elizabeth Armstrong (1859–1912), the artists m...

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Mat McIvor 31/07/10

Mat McIvor is an artist living and working in Penzance. To find out more please visit the sites below. Facebook - www.facebook.com/Mat-McIvor Blog - www.hardworkwiththekids.blogspot.com All images Copyright of Mat McIvor

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