Greetings! Please note the change of date.
Our next Words & Pictures book club meeting will be on
Friday 9th December, 2pm (for about an hour or so)
at “Pebbles” (the old Havens building, Hamlet Court Road)
when we’ll be discussing:
Published by Faber & Faber
In 1922, Cyril Power, a fifty-year-old architect, left his family to work with the twenty-four-year-old Sybil Andrews. They would be together for twenty years. Both became famous for their dynamic, modernist linocuts – streamlined, full of movement and brilliant colour, summing up the hectic interwar years. Theirs was a scintillating world of Futurists, Surrealists and pioneering abstraction, but alongside the buzz of the new, of machines and speed, shops and sport and dance, they also looked back, to medieval myths and early music, to country ways disappearing from sight.
It looks absolutely fantastic and, as ever, we’ll have lots to discuss over our coffee and cake!