A blog of news, events and comment from The Fry Art Gallery.
Kate Brown, co-curator of ‘Regeneration’, introduces the exhibition and talks about some of the challenges in selecting works from the Fry’s unique, diverse collection. ‘Regeneration’ continues at the Fry Art Gallery, Saffron Walden, to the 30th October 2022. How do you create an exhibition that fulfils the brief of showing the best of 37 years … Continue reading Curator Kate Brown on ‘Regeneration’
Ahead of the Fry Art Gallery’s re-opening on the 8th of May, Andrew Jenkins, who has curated the new exhibition, The Many Sides of Isabel Rawsthorne: the story of a local and international artist talked to Michael Clegg of the Fry Art Gallery blog. MC: Andrew, not everyone will be familiar with Isabel Rawsthorne, could … Continue reading Andrew Jenkins on ‘The Many Sides of Isabel Rawsthorne’
The current exhibition at the Fry Art Gallery Too, Lithographic Fever (to 31st October 2021), features several works published by St George’s Gallery Prints. This was a small firm owned by Robert Erskine or, to use his rightful title, the Honourable Robert Erskine. Nor are lithographs the only publications by St George’s Gallery Prints in … Continue reading Robert Erskine: The Quiet Revolutionary of Prints
To mark the Fry Art Gallery’s acquisition of a jug by Charlotte Epton, we are publishing a blog post from Helen Brown. Helen is an independent curator and expert on British studio pottery who has been researching Charlotte Epton’s work as a potter. I was thrilled to hear that the Fry had acquired a jug … Continue reading Ceramics by Charlotte Epton (later Charlotte Bawden)