When asked what he would be talking about, Desmond Morris, our Friends’ Patron listed the following:
My family history in Swindon, the start of the local newspaper and the Swindon Museum. 1930s – my early childhood in Swindon (1933-39) the Swindon cinemas
Wartime in Swindon – my private lake, now Queen’s Park, Groundwell Road bombed.
My discovery of surrealism in 1944
Diana Dors and my painting of her in 1946 (now in art gallery) and seen below
First solo exhibition in Swindon in 1948
Chiseldon Army College and the Bomford Collection
London show with Miro in 1950
Leave Swindon in 1951
After Swindon- The Naked Ape and body language
Today at the age of 93
Promises to be a fascinating event.
Date(s) - 17/02/2021
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm