A Bit of Brit: Sir John Seymour Lucas, part I

by Matthew Innis |

It’s said that any space you give an artist, they will fill it.  This is because artists just naturally tend to be collectors, and whether it is a matter of objects of inspiration or just art supplies, artists will continue to gather items until they are forced to cull their collection, move to a larger studio, or risk being buried by their side obsessions.  Seldom will a famous artist’s collecting rival their art, but it has been know to happen, such as in the case of Britain’s John Seymour Lucas, who today is as remembered – if not better remembered – for his collections than for his paintings.

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