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Breuer in Bristol Symposium

The Breuer in Bristol Symposium at Arnolfini went very well indeed. Speakers included Christopher Wilk, Keeper of Furniture, Textiles and Fashion at the V&A, design historians Alan Powers, Layla Delbelge and Magnus Englund, Oliver Kent, Programme Leader BA Applied Arts, … Continue reading

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Finding Marcel Breuer in Bristol

Stradling Collection volunteer Rosemary Silvester has been particularly excited by our current Bauhaus in Bristol exhibition. Her research in the 1980s into the activities of Bristol furniture manufacturers P E Gane Ltd has given her a real enthusiasm for the … Continue reading

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Crofton Gane reviews the Gane Pavilion, 1936

We thought it would be good to hand the next Blog post over to Crofton Gane himself. The following is his review of the success of the PE Gane Pavilion designed for him by Marcel Breuer for the 1936 Royal … Continue reading

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Queen’s Court flats, Crofton Gane and Wells Coates

Queen’s Court, Queen’s Road, Clifton, Bristol In 1937 a large triangular site on Queens Road in Clifton, a hundred yards uphill from the landmark Victoria Rooms became the site of the first large-scale luxury block of flats built in Bristol. … Continue reading

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Bill Newland, Margaret Hine and Sam Haile at the Ken Stradling Collection

Originally posted on Clay and Fire:
‘Of Brush and Clay – Painter Potters of the mid 20th Century’ The current exhibition at the Ken Stradling Collection, 48 Park Row, Bristol. On until 9 December. A selection of work fom ‘Of…

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Ken Stradling Collection at Margaret Howell

Margaret Howell’s gallery in Wigmore St, London is currently showing a selection of more than 50 pieces from the Ken Stradling Collection chosen and curated by Margaret herself. The show included pieces from across the collection but central is a … Continue reading

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First Post from The Ken Stradling Collection Blog

Welcome to the Ken Stradling Collection Blog. This is an extraordinary collection of design and applied arts amassed by Ken Stradling over more than 60 years as a retailer and patron. From 1948 to the present, Ken has been involved in … Continue reading

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