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4 March 2020


Our favourite Harry Bush: this is Snowfall in the Suburbs, A View from the Artist’s House. 1940. The Liss catalogue (available free in the shop where we have our own small ‘Sanctuary’ exhibition) says: ‘Bush saw the ancestry of his art in the quiet dignity of Dutch and Flemish domestic scenes. His paintings so obviously mirror the ordinary world we see around us in the U.K (the houses are very specific to England – even London suburbia). His gift is to take that ‘reality’ beyond the immediate to something still and satisfying, yet still rooted in and expressed through, the everyday.’ Just like a novelist.

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