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Colquhoun the Writer

In the foreword to The Crying of the Wind: Ireland and The Living Stones: Cornwall, the writer and comedian Stewart Lee dissects the mystical prose of Ithell Colquhoun.           STEWART LEE, writer-clown:    Ithell Colquhoun – Your Gnostic … Continue reading

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Colquhoun the Artist

  The following text is adapted from the writings of Richard Shillitoe, whose biographical and bibliographical work on Ithell Colquhoun pretty much make him the foremost expert on the subject. Below is just a sample of the treasure available at … Continue reading

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Who Was Ithell Colquhoun?

  The daughter of a civil servant in India, Colquhoun was born in Assam in 1906, but was soon sent back to England. She studied at Cheltenham Art School and the Slade School of Art, after which she took studios … Continue reading

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The Illustrated Travelogues of Ithell Colquhoun with Stewart Lee

  “How I envy you if you are about to read either, or both, of Ithell Colquhoun’s gnostic travelogues for the first time, for soon you too will be post-Colquhoun and everything will seem ever so slightly altered.” —Stewart Lee … Continue reading

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