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Artist Talks
You can watch previous artist talks on the Borlase Smart John Wells Trust YouTube here


Porthmeor Virtual Artist Talk June 2020
This talk was recorded on Monday 22nd June 2020, and was the idea of Emma Fineman to help connect artists in the strange lockdown times. It provides a great insight into the artists’ experiences living and working at the St Ives-based studios, the impact the landscape and surroundings have had on their work, their involvement in the local community projects, and the history of these famous studios that once housed the likes of Francis Bacon, Patrick Heron, Ben Nicholson, and Wilhemina Barns-Graham.

Katy Hessel was joined in conversation with Lubaina Himid, Sam Bassett, Simon Bayliss, Emma Fineman, Rosanne Robertson, and Kate Walters. To see a recording of the talk  Click here.