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Nash: Swanage (custom print)
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          Artwork details

          Swanage, c.1936
          Artist
          Paul Nash
          Product code
          paunas023
          Artwork code
          Artist code
          1690
          Original: Graphite, watercolour and photographs, black and white, on paper 40 x 58.1 cm Tate. Purchased 1973 © Tate

          Nash began experimenting with photography from 1930 onwards. In this photomontage from around 1936, he uses images of found objects juxtaposed to powerful effect. Heavily influenced by the surrealists’ interest in the symbolic value of objects, Nash’s Swanage depicts a world that is both familiar and deeply strange. He identified a particularly surreal atmosphere in the town, which remained one of his favourite places throughout his life.

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          Artist details

          Paul Nash was fascinated with Britain’s ancient past and spent time in southern England exploring the downs and coastal areas. Equally inspired by the equinox and the phases of the moon, he used all these influences in his work, interpreting his environment according to a unique, personal mythology, evolving throughout his career.

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