Term applied to the imaginative and often quite abstract landscape based painting of Paul Nash, Graham Sutherland and others in the late 1930s and 1940s TATE
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An interest in a particular kind of English art from the late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries.
An orientation towards depicting or engaging with a sense of place
An emphasis upon the visionary or the spiritual as a source of inspiration or of art.
British group formed by Paul Nash in 1933 to promote modern art, architecture and design. Book and exhibition in 1934: Unit One The Modern Movement in English Architecture, Painting and Sculpture. Intro by Herbert Read.
'Lost, A Valuable Object', The Painter's Object, 1937
“It all seems to me an attempt to return to the object, not to escape from it."
AXIS no 7 : incuding England's Climate, Piper and Gregson.
John Piper, Brighton Aquatints
The Ancients: Samuel Palmer, George Richmond and Edward Calvert.
Colquhoun and MacBryde
The Penguin New Writing 1946-7
Harris, A., 2010. Romantic Moderns: English Writers, Artists and the Imagination from Virginia Woolf to John Piper First Edition edition., New York: Thames & Hudson.
Mellor, D. ed., 1987. A Paradise Lost: the Neo-Romantic Imagination in Britain 1935-55 First Edition edition., London: Lund Humphries Publishers Ltd.
Yorke, M., 2001. The Spirit of Place: Nine Neo-Romantic Artists and Their Times, London; New York: Tauris Parke Paperbacks.
British Art at War: Bomberg, Sickert and Nash, BBC4 2014