Sheila Robinson, Brook Street, Great Bardfield, Woodcut, 1966 © The estate of the artist
The Art of Great Bardfield
The visual legacy of a small Essex village
Wolfson College Cambridge, Barton Road CB3 9BB
23 January – 20 March 2022
While The Fry Gallery is closed over the winter season, you can still see more than forty items from the Collection at a special exhibition in Wolfson College, Cambridge. Works displayed have been selected to show the contribution the artists of Great Bardfield made to visual culture in Britain from the 1930s onwards. These include a range of ceramics, textiles, book jackets and illustrations, and other designs made to commission by artists such as Edward Bawden, Eric Ravilious and others. Also displayed are some 20 prints from the output of these artists as well as Tirzah Ravilious, Michael Rothenstein, Sheila Robinson, Chloë Cheese, Walter Hoyle and Bernard Cheese and others.
The display is open to the public at weekends. Please check with the porters’ lodge ahead of your visit in case there are college functions taking place in the exhibition spaces of the Combination Room and gallery: 01223 335900. For fuller details please see https:/wolfson.cam.ac.uk/arts