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Exhibition review of Thesmorphoria at Frost and Reed gallery London Andrew Lambirth The Spectator 2009 At Frost & Reed, 2-4 King Street, St James’s, SW1 (until 30 September), is an exhibition of new paintings by Simon Casson (born 1965). Entitled Between Past and Present, The Thesmophoria Revealed, it is a show of luscious oils that takes

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Thesmophoria Review

Exhibition review at Frost and Reed Gallery London Nicholas Usherwood Galleries London 2009 Top of the painting hierarchy in the 18th C. Britain, history painting has suffered a more or less radical decline into oblivion ever since. The Glasgow Painters of the 80s, Campbell et al, did something to turn genre around and, over the

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