Fenland artists putting on First World War art exhibition at Octavia View in Wisbech

11:02 17 June 2014

What price your country

What price your country's call? by Richard Savage.

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Two Fenland artists have come together to put on a month-long First World War art exhibition.

A Friend Remembered by Richard Savage.A Friend Remembered by Richard Savage.

Richard Savage and Marian Savill’s joint collaboration At the Going Down of the Sun will be on display at Octavia View in Wisbech from July 1.

There will be the opportunity to meet the artists at an evening preview on Thursday, July 3 from 7pm, which will include atmospheric music and poetry reading.

A book of the images, also titled At the Going Down of the Sun, will be launched at the Imperial War Museum Duxford in November.

Mr Savage said: “Poignant and captivating, abstract and traditional art sit side by side in this fascinating, multi-faceted exploration of ordinary people doing extraordinary things in World War One.”

Poppy by Marian Savill.Poppy by Marian Savill.

For more information, call Richard on 01354 696421 or e-mail ric@swage.net.

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