Pallant House Gallery presents St Ives and British Modernism: The George and Ann Dannatt Collection. Including largely unseen paintings, drawings, sculpture and prints by key figures associated with the St Ives Group of artists, the exhibition marks the centenary of George Dannatt’s birth. George Dannatt (1915 – 2009), a surveyor, music critic and abstract artist, who exhibited with the Penrith Society of Arts and joined the Newlyn Society of Artists, became friends with many key St Ives artists of the 1950s, 60s and 70s. With his wife Ann, the founder of the Association of Women Housing Managers, whom he married in 1943, he created a rural equivalent of Kettle’s Yard, filling their modernist home in Wilstshire with artworks, books and music which they later donated to Pallant House Gallery, preserving the collection for future generations. Displayed within the domestic

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