Staged by Belgrave St Ives, the show features 100 works by 50 artists, from Roger Hilton, Peter Lanyon and Ben Nicholson as well as their lesser-known counterparts such as Bob Bourne, John Barnicoat and Inez Hoyton.
Among the highlights are a number of brightly-coloured compositions by Terry Frost, several abstract scenes and a landscape drawing by Wilhelmina Barns- Graham, and a series of etchings by Bryan Ingham.
It is the gallery’s largest exhibition to date.
Since holding its inaugural show in 1999 (St Ives – The Modern Movement), the business has held annual exhibitions of paintings, sculpture and works on paper by artists association with Cornwall.
Usually held in the spring, the show has a dedicated following of buyers, who typically buy online and through the printed catalogue as well as from the premises.
At the time of writing, the gallery planned to hang the exhibition and open to the public, though the preview event had been cancelled. The whole show is available on the website and the full-colour, comprehensive catalogue available by post.