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Films By Dudley Shaw Ashton

Coventry Cathedral (Dudley Shaw Ashton, 1958)
Coventry's medieval cathedral was destroyed in an air raid on 14th November, 1940. A competition was launched among British architects for a design for the rebuilding and this was won by Basil Spence… Read more

Figures in a Landscape (Dudley Shaw Ashton, 1953)
Subtitled "Cornwall and the Sculpture of Barbara Hepworth," this film is not only a study of the work of the artist but is also an analysis of the influence on her work. ... Read more

Sam Smith: Genuine England (Dudley Shaw Ashton, 1976)
Sam Smith, whose creations in wood evade the straightforward categories of 'toy' or 'sculpture', talks about the influences that shaped his art. ... Read more

The Art of Claude Lorrain (Dudley Shaw Ashton, 1970)
Born Claude Gelee, in Lorrain in 1600, the painter settled in Rome in 1626 and worked there until his death in 1682. His paintings express certain interlocking conceptions and interests: classical my… Read more

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