I’ve watched with interest the dawn of curators describing their exhibitions to possible attenders. The small Dulwich Picture Gallery in London started really well with its director, Ian Dejardin. In a few minutes, he would tell us what to see, in a quietly enthusiastic way. Now this – the gallery has TWO curators having a discussion and walking around a collection. Hands up anyone who’d … Continue reading CURATORS INVITING VIDEO – Dulwich Picture Gallery, London
There will be a new Angie Lewin exhibition: Wednesday 2nd May – 2nd June 2018 The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh “Spey Path and Strandline”. Circles, feathers and feather-like leaves abound in this collection of watercolours. Also known for her strong graphic images as a printer, Angie recently exhibited at City Art Centre, in a group show with a few friends, “A Fine Line”. Previously written … Continue reading Scottish nature drawings – Angie Lewin
exhibition of contemporary art and poetry, covering Eastertide, Resurrection to Ascension. Continue reading Online exhibition, Edinburgh
Paul Duke documented the decline of the fishing industry in the Moray Firth, with a series of life-size photos. He tells the story of how he took those and made them into a whole exhibition.
Gerhard Richter works across a wide variety of textures and formats: painting over photographs, painting from photographs but blurring, mirrors, versions of a major Titian painting…… where do you even begin? On what basis do you choose your format? I choose depending on the way I feel; randomly, in other words. When I haven’t done anything for a long time, I always start small, on paper. … Continue reading start small – Gerhard Richter
Always one to darken the door of an art exhibition, and having curated two myself, this diagram, spotted on Twitter this morning, made me laugh. Delightful.
John Atkinson, drawer of this cartoon, has his work exhibited in Time Magazine. There’s a reason: it’s clever, perceptive and give you a smile or roar with laughter. (Which, after all, is what we want from a cartoon).
You can follow John’s work at his website Wrong Hands.
Here are a few more gems:
Cezanne portraits exhibition – coming on film this week Continue reading Exhibition/Film Cezanne : “I will tell you the truth in painting”