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Watercolour Diaries Cornwall to Colorado

Heraclitus III was acquired by the Yale Center for British Art in New Haven, Connecticut. A mini journey of Tony Foster’s art, this is a series of six paintings which comprise one artwork. It was executed in 2017 on Tony’s most recent painting expedition to the Grand Canyon.

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Presented at the Yale Center for British Art in New Haven, Connecticut

30th May - 25th August 2019

To showcase the acquisition and in honour of Tony’s long relationship with the Yale Center, he was the subject of a solo exhibition, Tony Foster: Watercolour Diaries, Cornwall to Colorado, presented at the Yale Center from May 30–August 25, 2019. Curated by Duncan Robinson, former director of the Yale Center for British Art and the Fitzwilliam Museum and Elisabeth Fairman, Chief Curator of Rare Books & Manuscripts at the Yale Center, the exhibition included artworks from Tony’s first exhibition in the United States in 1985, which was at the Yale Center for British Art, as well as work painted in 2018 for an upcoming major project on Time.

June 8, 2019, 2 p.m. | From Death Valley to Everest: Making Art in Wild Places Tony Foster discussed his many adventures over the years as an artist-explorer, explaining why he cares so deeply about the remaining uncultivated regions of our endangered planet.