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Charmed Lives in Greece: Ghika, Craxton, Leigh Fermor

Thursday 08 March 2018Sunday 15 July 2018

Exhibition focusing on the friendship of the artists Niko Ghika and John Craxton, and the writer Patrick Leigh Fermor. Includes artworks, photographs, letters and personal possessions, including Ghika's extraordinary painting Mystras and Craxton's Still Life with Three Sailors. Also featured is Craxton’s original artwork for the book covers of Leigh Fermor’s travel classics A Time of Gifts and Between the Woods and the Water.

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book illustration | Greece | John Craxton | Niko Ghika | painting | Patrick Leigh Fermor. books | photography


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(Room 5)
Great Russell Street
London WC1B 3DG

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