Gilbert Spencer at Abbott Hall

Maja Lorkowska, Exhibitions Editor
Gilbert Spencer painting of a natural landscape
Liss Llewellyn gallery

Gilbert Spencer at Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Cumbria Until 29 June 2024 Tickets from £0.00 — Book now

Abbot Hall‘s new exhibition uncovers the genius of the 20th century artist and educator, one whose work can now reach a wider audience. Gilbert Spencer (1892-1979)’s major works are exhibited here for the first time in over 50 years.

You may also know him through his brother and fellow painter Stanley Spencer but Gilbert’s career spanned six decades and resulted in a sizeable body of work, from illustrations, preparatory studies to paintings and murals. He taught students at the Royal College of Art, Camberwell College and Glasgow School of Art. Today. His main area of interest was landscape and rural life, which he often recorded directly from life, painting outside.

Visit Abbot Hall’s Galleries 7 and 8 to enjoy the show.

Gilbert Spencer at Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Cumbria Until 29 June 2024 Tickets from £0.00 Book now

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