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Slipping through the cracks

Slipping through the cracks
The title of this week's blog is taken from an interview with Louise Bourgeois, the world-renown American Artist who is probably best known for...

7 Artists homes you can visit

7 Artists homes you can visit
This week I'm taking a different tack from the usual blog and bringing you some great destinations to expand your knowledge of art. There's not...

Antony Gormley - Casting Icons

Antony Gormley - Casting Icons
If I were to ask a random collection of people to name a few of the most famous artists working in Britain today, I would expect to hear names like...

Keith Haring at Tate Liverpool

Keith Haring at Tate Liverpool
For the first time in the U.K., we have a collection of work by the iconic Street Artist Keith Haring. More than that, it has found its way to ...

The case for Helen Bradley

The case for Helen Bradley
Helen Bradley's work has taken some knocks over the years, not helped by one author who omitted her from a book on Northern Art and discounted ...

Art News October 2019

Art News October 2019
The biggest news in the British Art market this week is the ever-popular Banksy and his ongoing battle with a Greetings Card Company which has ...

Stanley Spencer - 60 years gone

Stanley Spencer - 60 years gone
Stanley Spencer caught my attention many years ago and was one of the main influences of my love for figurative artwork. A documentary was re-r...

The Evolution of Sculpture - Egypt

The Evolution of Sculpture - Egypt
As with every story, there's a beginning, middle and end. However, Archaeology is about as far from a story as you can get. History changes as ...

A trail of Art in Essex?

A trail of Art in Essex?
Quite often when I'm writing the most intricate blogs like the three-part Elisabeth Frink - Life in Bronze series, I have to do massive amounts...

Elisabeth Frink - Life in Bronze Part III

Elisabeth Frink - Life in Bronze Part III
In the 1970s two female artists were at the top of their game in the world of Sculpture, they were Barbara Hepworth and Elisabeth Frink. Although ...

Elisabeth Frink - Life in Bronze Part II

Elisabeth Frink - Life in Bronze Part II
The year was 1953, Elisabeth Frink was 23 years old and had already been shown in London Galleries, and had been a runner up in the prize for t...

Art Blog Mathematics in Art

Art Blog Mathematics in Art
Before you roll your eyes to the sky and think that this blog is going to end up like Stephen Hawking’s blackboard, let me assure that this wil...