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A slow look: John Aldridge’s ‘Artichokes and Cathay Quinces’

Published 17 March 2021

Take ten minutes to meditate as we mindfully guide you through John Aldrige’s still life painting ‘Artichokes and Cathay Quinces’.

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    Aldridge’s main interest lay in landscapes and vernacular buildings, which he painted in Essex, Italy, France, and Majorca.

    He also painted still-lifes and portraits, including one of Robert Graves now in the National Portrait Gallery.

    A keen gardener, Aldridge saw parallels in the process of developing a garden and a painting.

    This video was created by Karly Allen (@karlykallen) from Limina Collective.

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