Lost Paul Nash sculpture found in pieces in private archive

Curators at London’s Tate Britain were astounded when a long-lost work by British Modernist artist Paul Nash was unearthed in a private art archive.

Thought to have been lost or destroyed, Nash’s surrealist sculpture ‘Moon Aviary’ (1937) turned up in pieces in a cardboard box. Its owner contacted the Tate Britain in May and when curators compared the contents of the box to photographs from the 1940s they realised they had discovered the missing sculpture.  Continue reading