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A Tale of Mother's Bones: Grace Pailthorpe, Reuben Mednikoff and the Birth of Psychorealism

Newlyn Gallery  19.10.2019 - 4.1.2020





Grace Pailthorpe: Sea Urchin/The Escaped Prisoner (7 May) 1938


Grace Pailthorpe: No title (June 3) 1938


Reuben Mednikoff: No Title (21 September) 1941




Grace Pailthorpe: No Title (22 April) 1940




Grace Pailthorpe: No title (16 July - 2) 1936 (with inscription)


Grace Pailthorpe: Crustacean Caress (1935) and Ancestors 1 (1935)


Grace Pailthorpe: Curucuchoo (31 August) 1936






Grace Pailthorpe: Scherzo (16th November) 1937


Grace Pailthorpe: No title (November 18th) 1937


Reuben Mednikoff: No Title (24 April) 1944


Reuben Mednikoff/Richard Pailthorpe: No Titles (1960-63)


Grace Pailthorpe: No Titles (1965-68)


Curated by Hope Wolf (see interviews), with Rosie Cooper, Martin Clark, Gina Buenfeld & Blair Todd. Exhibition toured from De La Warr Pavilion and Camden Arts Centre.

Also see Lee Ann Montanaro (2010) http://www.artcornwall.org/features/Pailthorpe_&_Mednikoff_Montanaro.htm