Hartland and Alan Cotton

I dropped into the Royal Albert Memorial Museum (RAMM) in Exeter yesterday and had a look at the Alan Cotton exhibition. Alan is a Devon based landscape artist who’s paintings are very three dimensional. He has painted landscapes from all over the world and many are featured in this retrospective exhibition. I have taken some pictures of his seascapes around Hartland in North Devon – the area where my mother was born.

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Devon – Hartland Winter Sun 2010

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Devon – Hartland, Autumn Sunset 1985

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Devon – Hartland Quay 1976

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Devon – Hartland 1976

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Devon – Shimmering Light Over Rock Pools 2008

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Devon – Churning Seas at Hartland 2010

The exhibition contains over 60 paintings – from Provence, Venice, New Zealand, Cyprus, Donegal, Tibet and of course Devon and so it goes on. The exhibition is on at the RAMM until the 1st November. I can thoroughly recommend it and it is free!

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