Tonight, I got to listen to a lecture on Rembrandt, by one of my art heroes, Andrew Graham-Dixon (lecturer and TV presenter). This was part of the celebration of NADFAS' 50 years and also a spectacular Rembrandt lecture at the RSA, Edinburgh. I'm not particularly a fan of Rembrandt, but I do find the lecturer's …
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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 …
Vivienne Westwood thinks people nowadays are wearing very boring clothes. How she avoids the capsule wardrobe look and is visually interesting.
A blast of thoughts and ideas for a new actress starting out
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 …
David Bailin draws with charcoal a quote about what art does for us. Does it work, for you?
"creativity begins in rest", a musician muses on creativity and conditions for beginning
a stirring and tender video for a song: "Song of the Sun" by Timbre. Harp, cello, strings, drum, voices
Collaborating on the same collage 2 artists: Rick and Brenda Beerhorst. Musings on failure and big city.