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  • Still Lives Revealing a Deeper Meaning

    The paintings of Joceline Wickham
    Paul Vater, Director of Contemporary and Country by Paul Vater
    By Joceline Wickham
    By Joceline Wickham
    Still life, nature morte: the image of a fruit just before it tips to rot, roses plucked at the height of their blossoming. The refrain “still life” gradually acquires another meaning — “not yet, still here". Take a look at these paintings by Joceline Wickham - Norwich based artist.

  • Animal Instincts

    The sculptural mastery of Christopher Marvell
    Paul Vater, Director of Contemporary and Country by Paul Vater
    Animal Instincts
    Christopher Marvell's works impose themselves as seemingly blunt facts, but on deeper reflection they initiate a subtle dialogue that cajoles us to contemplate not only the relationship between human and animal, but also between the human/animal archetype and the human/animal condition itself. We are showcasing his sculpture and drawings in our pop-up exhibition in the stables at Houghton Hall until 29 September 2019.