Summer Catalogue No 59
We are excited to announce our latest catalogue is now available and will be sent out electronically to our mailing list on Monday 17th May. The catalogue describes and illustrates 49 newly acquired pieces of Folk Art and Country Furniture. If you would like to receive a digital copy please let us know here.
Also in Journal
A very rare example of French “Art Populaire” pottery from Provence, decorated with stylised “Cigales” or Cicadas. These insects are the traditional symbolic motif of the Provence region in the South of France and are considered good luck charms.
Tom Hickman lives and works alone in a croft on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides. He has no mobile phone, television, tablet or wifi.
For our 2021 Bada Week Exhibition we thought it would be interesting to loosely draw on this resource and explore a few various different naive and primitive house-form motifs, architectural models, depictions of buildings and homes that we have discovered in multiple media and some of the ways that they have been incorporated into the narrative of British and European Folk Art.