Monthly Archives: April 2014

Art & Life (& Memory)

This painting by Ben Nicholson, titled c.1930 (Cornish Port), features on the cover of Art and Life 1920-1931, the catalogue for the exhibition at Kettle’s Yard in Cambridge, examining the artistic partnership of Ben Nicholson and Winifred Nicholson in the … Read more

Hag Stones

I visited Andrew Walton a couple of months ago when I was in Oxford to see his exhibition and at his house I discovered a hoard of treasured relics. Hollow stones suggesting Henry Moore maquettes, recollections prompted by Liam Hanley … Read more

California Etching

Pallant House in Chichester has been mentioned on this blog more than once. It has a fantastic permanent collection and over the years has presented some wonderful touring exhibitions. A year or so ago I saw an exhibition which brought … Read more

Why I Depict Birds In My Work

The object of art is not to reproduce reality, but to create a reality of the same intensity. Alberto Giacometti I graduated from art college in 2008 having specialised in drawing and painting. It had been a challenging experience and … Read more

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