Vanessa Bell (née Stephen; 30 May 1879 – 7 April 1961) was an English painter and interior designer, a member of the Bloomsbury Group and the sister of Virginia Woolf.
Artist as subject
John Nash, recipient: Christine Nash Illustrated letter from John Nash to Christine Nash about his work for the Friday Club, his work ‘The Viaduct’ c. 1916, and his works being sent to the U.S.A.
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‘Highbrow’ and ‘lowbrow’ art – the cultural hierarchies have been with us for over 100 years, but it is time ...
Bloomsbury is the name commonly used to identify a circle of intellectuals and artists who lived in Bloomsbury, near central ...
This In Focus presents the first sustained analysis of this enigmatic painting – now regarded as a key work in Bell ...
Individual reflections on a work in the Tate collection
Henrietta Garnett, a regular visitor to the Tate archive, recognises two painted calendars done by her grandmother Vanessa Bell.
Inspired by her mother’s love letters to her father, Tishani Doshi reads the moving correspondence in the Tate archive between ...
Tate Liverpool Member Janet Webb finds help as well as inspiration for her own work in Vanessa Bell’s painting Studland Beach