Monthly Archives: May 2014

Music Makers Festival of Floral Delights

I can’t believe it is 2 years since the last Chichester Cathedral Festival of Flowers in 2012, yet here we are in 2014 and once again it is Festival Time.  The theme for this year is “The Music Makers” and … Continue reading

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Sculpture in Particular

It’s been a while since I have been out to visit somewhere and this being a bank Holiday weekend seemed the ideal time for a day trip.  With the weather forecast being a bit doubtful for the Saturday and Monday … Continue reading

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Richard Hamilton – a modern artist

I have to confess that Richard Hamilton is an artist in whom I had never really taken much interest while he was alive (he died 13 September 2011 aged 89).  Apart from the seminal collage piece “Just what is it that … Continue reading

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Matisse Just Cuts It

As a big fan of the work of Henri Matisse I have been waiting excitedly for this new show of his Cut Outs to open at Tate Modern.   One of the most innovative painters of the early 20th century, … Continue reading

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