And lo, the August Bank Holiday is upon us again. Here’s a few pieces we’ll be enjoying over the long weekend.

 

Stanley Spencer

The Hepworth Gallery announced a one day conference dedicated to the British artist. This runs alongside their current exhibition of his work.

 

Jazzy style

Get your tickets for the Fashion Museum‘s exhibition of 1920s fashion and photographs. Featuring Hollywood, flappers, the Great War, and more.

 

Good news for Sheffieldians…

The Sheffield Modernist Society is getting a permanent home in the city centre. Meanwhile, the Manchester branch of the society will be hosting a talk in September, entitled Making Post-War Manchester-Vision of an Unbuilt City

 

Machines for living

See a selection of Julius Shulman‘s images of mid-century America at the Guardian.

 

New York Modernism

While London’s Dulwich Picture Gallery is currently exhibiting Winifred Knights, and will do the same next year for Vanessa Bell, the Portland Museum of Art in Maine is showing the work of women modernist artists including O’Keeffe, Stettheimer, Torr and Zorach.

 

And finally…

…. do you know about the Ivan Juritz Prize for Creative Responses to Modernism? It’ll be launching soon. More details here.