Category Archives: sculpture

A Gathering of Flowers

For the past few months I have been working on putting together an art exhibition in partnership with the Royal Horticultural Society Wisley Garden herbarium (https://www.rhs.org.uk/science/conservation-biodiversity/conserving-garden-plants/rhs-herbarium/collections-in-the-rhs-herbarium).  The idea for this first came to me almost 2 years ago when purely by … Continue reading

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All stitched up at Knit and Stitch

It’s THAT time again, the time when the exhibition hall at Alexandra Palace is invaded by armies of middle-aged women tugging wheeled suitcases to hold the spoils of the show. Ally Pally Grey London City as seen from Alexandra Palace … Continue reading

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Populist Provincial Punk

Last week I took a trip along the coast to marvellous Margate to the Turner Contemporary Art Gallery to have a look at the Grayson Perry retrospective “Provincial Punk”.    It should be stated at the outset that Perry himself … Continue reading

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A very modern religion and the youth of today

Damien Hirst is an artist guaranteed to divide opinion, but like him or loathe him if there is a chance to see some of his work you should go, if only to find out what all the fuss is about. … Continue reading

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Sculpture in the garden

This morning Mr PP and I went to visit a sculpture garden trail at Birtley House, Bramley near Guildford, Surrey (UK).  I have often driven past the gates to this event which happens yearly and is only open for 3-4 … Continue reading

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The making of an exhibition

Recently I have been very busy with the organisation of a new art exhibition of work by a group I belong to.  We call ourselves Ten (although there are actually only nine of us) and the name came from the … Continue reading

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Poppies prove popular

Since early August people passing by the moat at the Tower of London will have been able to watch the progress of the planting of a giant poppy field and as we approach Armistace Day on 11 November the 888,246th … Continue reading

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