Final works for the Somme: mixed media

 

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“Women of Britain say “Go””

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“Coming back is harder”

oil and sewn canvas

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Finished works for Acid Drop Copse The Somme”

 

 

A wax montage of soldiers, photography and pewter is made after Caspar David Friedrich’s  “Wanderer above the Sea of Fog.”   Sydney Hurst stands  high above  a mound of dead toy soldiers and looks into our eyes in wonderment, forcing us to question the significance of the individual and the events that took place in this landscape.

 

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After Caspar David Friedrich’s “Wanderer above the Sea of Fog.”

Wax on board with toy soldiers and pewter

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New Project : Commemoration of the Battle of the Somme for July 2016

A summer of silence and research.  Now the work begins for a group exhibition at Honeywood from 22nd June until 31st July 2016.

 

Honeywood Museum    www.friendsofhoneywood.co.uk/

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Commemoration : from the verb commemorare, ‘bring to remembrance’

The Somme: “Sitting Target” (90 x 90cm collage on board, set in resin)

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Fine Arts Society Contemporary, 148 New Bond Street, London W1: 8 June presents Waterloo 200, “The Other Side of the Hill” by Ingrid Barber

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Surrey Artists’ Open Studios 6 -21 June 2015: Come and see my studio!

Details of opening hours below, unfortunately I will be closed 19,20,2I, due to exhibition in Minden Germany.  Apologies.

 I am Surrey East, studio 27.  http://www.surreyopenstudios.org.uk/ 

 

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Waterloo 200: “The other side of the hill” Ingrid Barber 2015

 

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“All the business of war, and indeed all the business of life, is to endeavour to find out what you don’t know by what you do; that’s what I called “guessing what was at the other side of the hill.”

The speeches of the Duke of Wellington

copyright Ingrid Barber 2015