School Prints Ltd. An experiment in bringing art to the masses, 1945-47

During the drab post war years of austerity and gloom, one inspirational project sought to brighten the walls of British classrooms with vibrant scenes of everyday life created by some of the country’s foremost artists including L.S Lowry, Paul Nash, Julian Trevelyan and Barbra Jones. Although short-lived, the scheme resulted in 24 original prints, released in 1946 and 1947, that are still remembered today by school children from the 40s and 50s.

Art Exhibition Posters. A Buyers Guide

Art Exhibition Posters.  A Buyers Guide Regular readers of my blog will know by now how much I love vintage posters, especially British travel and propaganda designs. But there’s one type of poster that I’ve become more and more interested in over the last couple of years: original art exhibition...

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