Exhibition Review: “I want to be a machine” Paolozzi & Andy Warhol – Edinburgh

Review of current Warhol and Paolozzi joint exhibition at National Gallery Modern Two, Edinburgh

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Gee’s Bend Quilts as flags

I have a large-size book of visual inspiration called "Gee's Bend: the Architecture of the Quilt".  Every now and then, I feel the need to look through it again - at pictures of the giant, off-centre, off-everything, bold modern geometric shapes.  Made quietly by poor women in Alabama, mostly to keep their family warm - …

Cecil Collins: painting angels and fools

Cecil Collins combines sombre, serious tones of voice and paint with beautiful and occasionally joyful images and words, in this rather melancholic but thoughtful documentary "One pair of eyes".  In particular, he paints angels. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XTsocgoLriI "What my painting really is: a response to the miracle, wonder and the mystery of life" This documentary is fascinating …