Jeremy Gardiner at Kings Place London


Dorset | Jeremy Gardiner. On Wednesday a friend invited me along  to Kings Place Gallery to view the work of Jeremy Gardiner. What an experience. I hadn't been aware of his work and was totally amazed by the scale and richness of his large scale landscape print works. I am still surprised when I am drawn …

Barbican – Arts School Lab


Dancing around Duchamp Walkaround Time, 1968. Choreography by Merce Cunningham and stage set and costumes by Jasper Johns. Photo by James Klosty http://player.vimeo.com/video/59394159 Barbican - Arts School Lab. This sounds amazing...but sadly I am probably busy that week! Not to mention a bit past it! haha...I love this image below. Arts School Lab 17 - 28 June …

Bill Bailey’s Jungle Hero, ITV, review – Telegraph


Bill Bailey's Jungle Hero, ITV, review - Telegraph.: "While not detailed, Bailey’s explanations of Wallace’s theories were blessedly clear, often demonstrated with diagrams scribbled across the screen, and greatly enlivened by excerpts from Wallace’s diaries and letters. There was plenty of light relief, too, the best moment being Bailey’s observation that the proboscis monkeys, with …

Pure Arts Group – The Best in Contemporary Fine Art and Sculpture


Pure Arts Group - The Best in Contemporary Fine Art and Sculpture. PURE ARTS GROUP is an arts marketing and promotion business. Submissions for 2013/14 are now OPEN! Click here for the online submission form.PURE Spring Art Fair 2013:TRANSITIONSThe PowderMills HotelPowdermill Lane, Battle, East Sussex TN33 0SPFri 19 April - Sunday 28 AprilOpen daily 10am …

Alex McIntyre : works on paper @FPS


Alex McIntyre a fellow of Digswell Arts Trust will be exhibiting works on paper from 9-21 May 2013 at Espacio Gallery FPS Homepage. FEATURING ARTISTS TOM HAMMICK Hammick’s work is concerned with using landscape as metaphor: for the human condition, states of mind, and a sense of love and loss for our natural world. LIZZIE …

Whitechapel Gallery-Open Screening


Open Screening. Maxine King Live East Die Young is a short film and is part of a series of work titled Five Women, including drawings, paintings/collage/prints, installation, film and sculpture. Live East Die Young reveals the five women who were brutally murdered in Whitechapel in 1888. These women have been defined not only by their …

TKG Plus


If you happen to be in Taiwan over the next couple of months...this solo exhibition looks to be amazing! I love the fact that the artist uses such a wide range of mediums to express their ideas. Hua-shan-qiang—Su Yu-Hsien Solo Exhibition Dates: 04/27/2013 - 06/09/2013 Receptiom: 04/27/2013 4:30pm Venue TKG+ | Taipei TKG+ is pleased …

David Bowie Is…Universal


Something I may not have considered going to but it sounds like it’s worth a visit…..Thanks Hideki

Hideki is where!?

David Bowie Is...Universal

On Sunday I was very fortunate to get the opportunity to go the V&A here in London to see the exhibition, “David Bowie Is”. The tickets came by way of Twitter and the friend of a friend who was unable to attend but had the grace to offer the tickets to anybody who was available to go.

I would have more pictures to show if I was allowed but there was a “No photography” and this is new one to me “No Sketching” policy inside. Throughout the exhibition and in the advertising for the exhibition the sentence “David Bowie Is” completed in various forms.

I didn’t see my version which is “universal” and this comes really from my observation of the people who were at the exhibition. I had tickets for 7.15 p.m on a Sunday evening and it was packed. It was rather bizarre in that you are given…

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Cork Street Open & Art Practice Action Point by Kathryn Roberts


Cork Street Open & Art Practice Action Point                Monday, 15 April 2013 Late in 2007 Kathryn Roberts founded the Cork Street Open Exhibition which by 2012 had become the UK's fastest growing independent open exhibition, filling two large galleries in the heart of Mayfair, London's art dealing centre.   Kathryn's Weekly Action Points for moving your art practice …

Permindar Kaur to show work at the Usher Gallery in Lincoln.


Opening Friday 19th April 2013 6-8pm at The Usher Gallery, The Collection, Lincoln. via Permindar Kaur to show work at the Usher Gallery in Lincoln.. Permindar Kaur to show work at the Usher Gallery, Lincoln to celebrate the opening of ‘What’s Going On?’ the new hang of the Usher Gallery collections curated by Professor Raimi …

How To Open Your Own Pop-Up | Marie Claire


This is something I am really interested in getting to grips with. Where I live near Hertford, like so many towns now, there are numerous empty shops and offices. How do you go about approaching Landlord and how does the Insurance work for a pop up, do you have to pay business rates? This is …

Love


I went to a dear friend's surprise Birthday party yesterday.....it was such a lovely event full of love and affection for my friend...which emanated throughout the room and touched us all...friendships are so important and friends are a gift to be cherished..(mostly)..reading the blog by fransiweinstein today reminded me of the importance of friends old …

Sensational Butterflies | Natural History Museum


Attracted to the Natural History Museum website by the butterfly exhibit I also stumbled upon another exhibition that is showing there: 'Sebastiao Salgado never does things by half and his latest project, Genesis, which has its world premiere at the Natural History Museum in London this week, is photography on an epic scale. It comprises …

Alfred Russel Wallace-BBC Two – Bill Bailey’s Jungle Hero – Episode guide


BBC Two - Bill Bailey's Jungle Hero - Episode guide. BBC2 Sunday April 21st 8pm Bill Bailey's Jungle Hero Bill Bailey's Jungle Hero, Episode 1: Wallace in Borneo Comedian Bill Bailey heads to the jungles of Indonesia in the footsteps of his hero, Victorian naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace, to understand how he came up with …

ROCKARCHIVE POP-UP SHOP & GALLERY OPENS IN SEVEN DIALS – Seven Dials


ROCKARCHIVE POP-UP SHOP & GALLERY OPENS IN SEVEN DIALS - Seven Dials. Yesterday I paid a visit to Rockarchive in Monmouth Street...They have the most amazing collection of iconic "Rock" photographs...including my favourite a Jimi Hendrix film reel image from 1967...takes me back to my youth, when a friend and I were at Manor House …

Caryl Beach


Caryl Beach. Mono prints and solar plate etchings on Art Limited. Please visit Art Limited and vote for my images! Thank you. This new direction for me using print to create images from my landscape  visual  journal. The above image developed from Moving images of hedgerows and saplings. Other etchings and mono prints developed from …

MA in Global Arts, Goldsmiths, University of London


I am now well past attempting any academic studies of this level! But had to share as it sounds so exciting and I just love this image! MA in Global Arts, Goldsmiths, University of London. Design: Department of Visual Cultures. Goldsmiths University of London Rethinking Globalisation as Cultural and Intellectual Practices Department of Visual Cultures …

ROCKARCHIVE POP-UP SHOP & GALLERY OPENS IN SEVEN DIALS – Seven Dials


ROCKARCHIVE POP-UP SHOP & GALLERY OPENS IN SEVEN DIALS - Seven Dials. "Rockarchive, the iconic rock photography store established by renowned music photographer Jill Furmanovsky, has just opened its first pop-up shop and exhibition space at 46 Monmouth Street." I'm off there tomorrow and will report back..Also hope to get along to Cork Street for …

LIMBO – WHEN IS IT?


Announcement of a new Event in Truro: "Into a Limbo large and broad, since called the paradise of fools, to few unknown" - John Milton, Paradise LostThis event is a celebration of visual arts culture taking place in Cornwall – a coming together to celebrate achievement through painting, sculpture, film, performance, sound, collaborative art projects, …

Lily Cole’s Art Matters Series Announced – Sky Arts HD


 Last night I watched Lily Cole's Art Matters On Sky Arts Sunday evening....... Lily Cole's Art Matters  – Episode 3: Tacita Dean I have loved Tacita Dean's works for many years and saw her chalk board works  and Jukebox which made a great impression on me...so I was delighted to find this programme last night on …

Sadler’s Wells Theatre – English National Ballet 2 – My First Cinderella


I am going to Sadler's Wells today with my Daughter and Grand children to take them to see 'My first Cinderella' I loved ballet when I was little and my Mother took me to see Swan Lake and The Nutcracker which made a lasting impression on me. I dreamt I would be a ballet dancer …