Tag Archives: Exhibition

:: 2014 retrospective ::

2014 was a vast improvement on the previous year. Still very fragile at time, and the anniversary of the meltdown was a bit wobbly, but all in all, it has been a good year. A very good year in fact. … Continue reading

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Elmer the Elephant, Books about Town – Greenwich, August 2014

The last of the Greenwich trail book benches is Elmer the Elephant. David McKee’s beloved story of Elmer is about celebrating differences and diversity and accepting one’s true colours. The bench has colour, patterns… and elephants. It was always going … Continue reading

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Books about Town – Greenwich, August 2014

Books about Town. 50 unique benches –  designed by local artists and famous names to celebrate London’s literary heritage and reading for enjoyment – appeared in London early July. They’re around until 15 September and at the end of the … Continue reading

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Making Colour – National Gallery, August 2014

© National Gallery Making Colour. I often wonder how curators come up with new exhibitions. In this instance, scientists have taken some of the works the gallery owns and shed light on how the colours were made or used. It’s … Continue reading

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KINO/FILM: Soviet posters of the silent screen – GRAD, March 2014

(via GRAD – Gallery for Russian Arts and Design)               You must remember that, of all the arts, for us the cinema is the most important. Vladimir Lenin, January 1922. Russia in the 1920’s. You need … Continue reading

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William Scott – Tate St Ives, May 2013

During our day trip to St Ives, last May, we checked out Tate St Ives. William Scott. The ‘first major showing of the artist in the UK for over 20 years’. I had never heard of William Scott (sometimes I wonder where I’ve been), … Continue reading

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A round-up of arty things

(Afghan Girl © Steve McCurry) I know. Normally, each exhibition we go to gets their own moment of fame on here. But as I’m so behind on everything right now, they’re gonna have to share the limelight. Beyond the Black, Idris Khan at … Continue reading

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Patrick Caulfield and Gary Hume – Tate Britain, August 2013

This was a little while ago now… and I remember being quite excited about the Patrick Caulfield exhibition. I knew nothing about Gary Hume but buying a ticket for one of the exhibitions gave you free access to the second … Continue reading

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