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What and where is Springs Fireplace Road?

What and where is Springs Fireplace Road?

Springs Fireplace Road is the title of the group of etchings by Colin Self and printed by master printer Maurice Payne at Editions Alecto between 1968 and 1971. We are showing this incredible print edition at A Fine Balance, in the stables at Houghton Hall. Payne has printed for Hockney for over 40 years and it was at a chance meeting with Self in the 1990s at a David Hockney private view, that reconnected them.

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Earth Day

Earth Day

Just as we are contemplating the last lentil at the back of the store cupboard, today is World Environment Day – (see links for more information at the end of this newsletter).  For many this concern stretches way beyond a single day of course, but it does give us pause to consider this incredibly important challenge we will all share in the months ahead, as life opens up again.

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FROM THE HAMPTONS TO THE NORFOLK BROADS

FROM THE HAMPTONS TO THE NORFOLK BROADS

Springs Fireplace Road is the title of the group of etchings by Colin Self and printed by master printer Maurice Payne at Editions Alecto between 1968 and 1971. We are delighted to be offering this immaculate limited print edition consisting of six individual images created by Self. They are presented here in beautiful painted wooded frame and protective UV glass.

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Deep and Lasting Connections

Deep and Lasting Connections

Our latest e-newsletter presents more about some of the artists we are showcasing in our online showroom. Colin Self is born and bred in Norfolk while painter and printer Peter Wylie was born in Lowestoft and continues his fascination with the Suffolk landscape and the North Sea. Katargyna Coleman and Roger Hardy moved from London to Norfolk and Suffolk respectively. All find ways of articulating a sense of belonging and have uncovered and maintained a deep connections with our region.

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Changing our outlook towards the 'great outdoors'

Changing our outlook towards the 'great outdoors'

Read our latest e-newsletter about our hastily re-arranged season for online only exhibits. The selection of artists and makers in this edition have been preparing work for A FINE BALANCE for several months so we wanted to give you the opportunity to see this body of work and to support artists and makers during these newly compromised times.

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Getting through this crisis together

Getting through this crisis together

Amidst this current crisis we are all trying to find a positive way forward. Whether you, your friends and family are working from home or just trying to catch up with family matters, we hope our e-newsletters will help make things during this extraordinary time feel just a little bit better. Join our mailing list to keep in touch as we reveal more about our showcase online.

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A FINE BALANCE ONLINE

A FINE BALANCE ONLINE

As some of you will already know, our showcase #finebalance will not open at Houghton Hall until this current health crisis has abated. However you can still support our artists by viewing and buying their work online to nurture the cultural talent across our region.

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WAS IT ALL A DREAM?

WAS IT ALL A DREAM?

WAS IT ALL A DREAM II by Colin Self – Framed  71 X 54cm £460 each. A signed collage/print onto canvas. Showing Colin Self with David Hockney, Patrick Procktor, Norman Stevens (photo by Dick Gregory) San Francisco, 1965. Now showing at Houghton Hall popup alongside Henry Moore.

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