Mani – Painting the Southern Peloponnese: In the Footsteps of Patrick Leigh Fermor

Tuesday, 12 February - Monday. 11 March 2019

“I was always fond of John Craxton’s cover illustrations for Patrick Leigh Fermor’s travel books, but had not really understood the longstanding connection between these two men or their mutual love for Greece until Ian Collins’ retrospective exhibition and monograph on Craxton in 2011. It unveiled a remarkable series of luminous paintings, many in tempera, that seemed to distil the essence of Greek landscape and life (Cretan in particular). Their […]

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