Monthly Archives: November 2012

Sladers Yard Winter Show

Howard Phipps phoned to say he’s exhibiting his wood engravings at Sladers Yard in Dorset, alongside Julian Bailey, Angela Charles, Stewart Jones, Alex Lowery, Simon Quadrat and Alfred Stockham. It looks like an interesting show. More information here.

Cockpit Arts Christmas Open

Fanny Shorter emailed to say she’s taking part in the open studios event at Cockpit Arts in Holborn. It looks like a great place for Christmas shopping. More information here.

Mujeres Encendidas

Annabel Keatley is exhibiting her paintings, alongside work by Emma Plunkett, Lesley O’Brien and Silvina Daniela Rodriguez, at Biblioteca Municipal Salobreña from December 3rd. More details here.

For William Turnbull

I treasure this little booklet. It’s a catalogue from Waddington Galleries in 1981, a souvenir of a beautiful and influential little exhibition of small bronzes. It got me looking at Brancusi and Giacometti and prompted countless visits to the British … Read more

Ago Del Torrone

Sue sent me this awesome photo by Robert Bösch. It seemed a natural follow up to yesterday’s It’s High Time. It’s another from the Eyewitness series. It shows 28 climbers striking a pose as they climb the Ago del Torrone … Read more

It’s High Time

A couple of weeks ago I saw the Jan Garbarek Group play at the Royal Festival Hall as part of the London Jazz Festival. I didn’t take a camera, this image is courtesy of Gert Rickmann-Wunderlich. Garbarek was cool and … Read more

Friday On Sunday

We walked to Friday Street on Remembrance Sunday. The approach from the north was down Hollow Lane which seemed a promising start. A deep cut road through the sandstone overhung with trees leading us into ancient woodlands. On the way … Read more

Jelly’s Sketchbook

Jelly Green brought us another of her richly painted cow portraits recently, then produced a Moleskine sketchbook from her bag to show that cows are not her only subjects.

Freud In The Frame

We were asked to frame a boxed set of 10 photographs – Freud At Work by David Dawson – mounted and glazed in simple oak frames.

Cork By Cork

Conrad Engelhardt makes mosaics from used wine corks. He brings them to us at The Rowley Gallery for framing. Now he has sent us this little video to show how they are made. There is a lot of arranging and … Read more