Stephen Bone

The Art of Deception!

Picture above by Stephen Bone, Leamington 1940, oil on canvas

The Leamington Spa Art Gallery and Museum are holding an exhibition entitled ‘Concealment & Deception: The work of the Leamington camouflage group in the Second World War’ from July to October 2016.

Displaying work from distinguished artists including Christopher Ironside, Leon Underwood, Stephen Bone, and Robin Darwin; the exhibition will also show the complex technical skills needed to design, test, and produce building and naval camouflage during this time.

If you would like to know more please visit the Art Gallery’s website here or read their recent press release here.

Colin Moss 'Turn table' A1033.2007 sml
Colin Moss, The Turn table  at Leamington Spa, 1939-1941, pen, pencil and watercolour on paper

Colin Moss
Colin Moss, Morning after the Blitz, 1940, pencil and watercolour on paper

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