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Obscene Porridge, Clare Woods

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Painting, Obscene Porridge, 2012, Clare Woods

Clare Woods’ paintings express her fascination with landscape and our emotional relationship to it. This disturbing painting was inspired by a First World War photograph of the Passchendaele battlefield and the artist Paul Nash’s description of it.

James Graham, Zoffany

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James Graham of Barrock Park and Rickerby, painting by Johann Zoffany

Painting by Johann Zoffany, c.1780 James Graham (1747-1820) was from a landed Kirklinton family and became a wealthy merchant through service in the East India Company.