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All good things

It’s been a long time since I last posted here, mainly because I have been otherwise occupied.  This year has been very busy for me professionally.  Since January I have taken part in 6 exhibitions including 2 solo shows and … Continue reading

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Popping all over the world

There are currently two exhibitions of Pop Art on near to me at the moment.  One at The Lightbox in Woking which looks at the more traditional and recognisable works associated with Pop Art – Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein et … Continue reading

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Art as a way of life

Moody skies behind Tate Modern I first became aware of Sonia Delaunay as an art student and it was her whole life approach to her work which I found appealing, so when I realised that Tate Modern were to be … Continue reading

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Art is not a mirror

First of all this is a milestone in blogging for me, this is my 200th post!  I have been waiting a while before making this post, as I wanted it to be a special one and as I have just … 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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