Adrian Stokes

1902–1972

Adrian Stokes, ‘Landscape, West Penwith Moor’ 1937
Landscape, West Penwith Moor 1937
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Adrian Durham Stokes (27 October 1902 – 15 December 1972) was a British art critic with a speciality in early Renaissance sculpture and the aesthetics of stone-carving. He helped to turn the traditional Cornish fishing-port of St. Ives into an internationally acclaimed centre of modern art.

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