Includes detailed information about the speakers for the upcoming symposium, Starlight Order, to be held 11 March, 2017, at the Art Worker's Guild, London. Also includes information about upcoming events celebrating the poet, R.S. Thomas, a Ditchling art exhibition, a history of art course and several exciting new books.
The much-awaited biography of David Jones by Thomas Dilworth, David Jones: Engraver, Soldier, Painter, Poet (due to be released April, 2017), is now available on Amazon pre-order for £25/$39.50.
The Ara Pacis as It Was' ('L'Ara Com'era'), 14 October 2016 - 30 October, 2017.
'Ever seen the Ara Pacis, mate?' . . . New exhibition at the Ara Pacis museum (in Rome) on the original decoration of the ancient Roman altar that forms the center of Jones's fragment 'The Dream of Private Clitus' in 'The Sleeping Lord and Other Fragments' (1974)
Exhibition f/ David Jones: 'The Mythic Method,' Pallant House Gallery, 22 October, 2016 - 19 February, 2017
The Pallant House Gallery, Chichester, who earlier this year hosted 'David Jones: Vision and Memory' will host 'The Mythic Method: Classicism in British Art, 1920-1950,' curated by Simon Martin.
'A major exhibition exploring how Modern British artists drew on classical myth and ideals in a ‘return to order’ following the First World War. Featuring playful and Surreal versions of Greek myths from the 1920s and 30s by the likes of John Armstrong, William Roberts and Edward Burra; idealised depictions of stylish contemporary goddesses by Meredith Frampton, Dod Procter and Wyndham Lewis; studies for ambitious mural schemes by Vanessa Bell, Duncan Grant and Eric Ravilious; and classically inspired sculptures by Frank Dobson, Henry Moore and Glyn Philpot, the exhibition gives a fascinating new insight into how modern art met with tradition in an era of social and political change in the early 20th century.
Read more about the exhibition in the document below:
Poet Hilary Davies, whose work resonates greatly with the themes and style of David Jones, will launch her latest collection, Exile and the Kingdom (Enitharmon), on Tuesday, 15 November with a public reading at the London premises of Enitharmon Press, 10 Bury Place (WC1A 2JL).
David Jones 'Crucifixion' (c. 1922) from the collection of David Bowie on auction by Sotheby's, 11 November