introduction to creativity blog comma and Continue reading Blog Post 830: Hello!
Would you like to have an art collection, without breaking the bank? Jump in! If we wait until we have a fortune to buy original masterworks at Christie’s, then we might never get around to it. There’s an energy about beginning to engage, not just standing back. Here are 14 ways to begin. There are 7 summary tips (fuller details here) from the staff who bring … Continue reading 14 affordable ways to start your own art collection
Vivienne Westwood thinks people nowadays are wearing very boring clothes. How she avoids the capsule wardrobe look and is visually interesting.
Review of Barbara Rae’s new stunning exhibition at the RSA Edinburgh, featuring the North-West passage Continue reading Exhibition Review: Barbara Rae: The North-West Passage 4th August – 9th September 2018, Edinburgh RSA
Spoiler alert: I’ve seen this film and am about to talk about it. However, I suspect that not many of you will have seen this Japanese film, with subtitles. It’s precisely the sort of quality foreign film you go to a film festival to get a chance to see. Here’s its official trailer:
Andre Leon Talley is a 20th century fashion icon: former creative director at Vogue, friend of many designers such as Karl Lagerfeld, Diane Fustenberg and fashion editors Anna Wintour and Diana Vreeland….. I’m just back from viewing the documentary on him at the Edinburgh International Film Festival. Here’s the trailer:
I’ve just watched “Paterson” – a Jim Jarmusch film about a bus driver who secretly writes poetry and delights in overheard conversation. It’s a really gentle, observant film with not much action, but a lot of listening. Here’s a really good summary of it by reviewer Mark Kermode, who sums it up as a ‘mood poem”