Andrew Graham-Dixon in conversation with Mark Bills

1 Jun 2023 7-8.30pm


Art critic and presenter Andrew Graham-Dixon and Mark Bills, Director of Gainsborough’s House will delve into the history of art and creativity in East Anglia.

This region has been home so many talented and influential artists from Thomas Gainsborough and John Constable to Maggi Hambling, Dame Elisabeth Frink, Elsa James and Grayson Perry, with more and more new exciting artists emerging from East Anglia each year. 

Join Andrew and Mark to explore why the region radiates such creativity, building homegrown talent but also attracting a myriad of creative talents who adopt the East Anglia as their home.

Why do countryside and coastal landscapes of the region continue to inspire artists across the world? What role has 18thcentury artist Gainsborough played in cultivating the creativity of the area today? And what’s next for creativity in this region?

Mark and Andrew will also discuss the refurbishment of Gainsborough’s house and it’s new three storey development in Sudbury, Suffolk.

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