Specialist nursery Woottens to host art exhibition

Thirty drawings, sketches, studies and watercolours by Suffolk artist Harry Becker will be on view every weekend in May at specialist nursery Woottens.

The private collection which belongs to nursery owners the Mike Loftus family is being exhibited to mark the artist's move to Wenhaston 100 years ago.

Becker depicted his rural surroundings in Suffolk and has been described as sharing the ideals of Van Gogh by former art critic for The Times and director of the ICA David Thompson.

The art will be on display at Wenhaston pub The Star Inn and herbaceous hardy perennials grower Woottens, which also specialises in bearded irises, hemerocallis, auriculas, pelargoniums, hardy geraniums, violas and snowdrops.

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