Tag: Welsh art

The portraits of Kyffin Williams

September 14, 2018 0 Comments
The portraits of Kyffin Williams

This article is based on a talk given to The Arts Society: Brecknock in Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon on 11 September 2018 to mark the centenary of Kyffin Williams’s birth. Introduction My starting point is a talk given by Peter Lord as the Kyffin Williams lecture for 2018 at Oriel Môn, entitled ‘The portraits of Kyffin […]

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Romancing Wales

March 26, 2016 0 Comments
Romancing Wales

Forget MOMA New York.  The place to be for the next three months is MOMA Machynlleth.  There you’ll find a collection of paintings and other works, from the eighteenth century to the present, that will give you as much visual pleasure and intellectual provocation as any exhibition on at the moment. The title of the […]

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Kyffin Williams the writer

February 5, 2016 6 Comments
Kyffin Williams the writer

The text of the 8th Kyffin Williams Annual Lecture, given at Highgate School, London on 1 February 2016. First, I’d like to thank David Smith and Highgate School for inviting me to give this year’s Kyffin Williams Lecture.  It’s very fitting that Highgate remembers Kyffin so loyally, because he was always grateful to the school […]

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