A radical reappraisal of Wilhelmina Barns-Graham at The Fleming Collection


LONDON.- The painter Wilhelmina Barns-Graham is usually classified as a St Ives School artist yet her Scottish roots and her continuing close links with her homeland had a huge influence on her work. A major exhibition marking the centenary of her birth being held at The Fleming Collection at 13 Berkeley Street, London W1 from 10 January to 5 April 2012. W. Barns-Graham: A Scottish artist in St Ives, radically reappraising her career looking at the influence of her artistic training in Edinburgh, the inspirational resource she found in Scotland and its continuing creative importance as she divided her time between Cornwall and Fife. The Fleming Collection, which has become an embassy for Scottish art in London, is mounting the exhibition, the first to look at the artist from this perspective, in association with The Barns-Graham Charitable Trust. W. Barns-Graham: A Scottish artist in St Ives, is curated