Talk: A Bigger Picture: Trevor Bell and Large-Scale Abstraction
  • Plymouth Athenaeum, Plymouth

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Trevor Bell worked within the burgeoning modern art community in St Ives but he also spent a considerable part of his career in America.

Art historian and senior lecturer at the University of Plymouth, Jody Patterson, will explore the often overlooked transatlantic connections between the West County and the US in the development of large-scale abstract painting during the post-war era.

Date: Tuesday 17 April 
Time: 13:10-14:00
Plymouth Athenaeum, Plymouth
Ticket information: Free admission, booking advised via

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