Category Archives: Art Gallery

Getting Inspired at an Art Gallery

I get newsletters from the Independent Art School and I thought I’d share the one I received today. ***** Going to a gallery can be the most motivating and inspiring activity! Even if you are not an artist it still feels … Continue reading

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Going Local: 5 Ways to Market Your Art in Your Community

Following on from yesterday’s post, here is a second article from the skinnyartist. It was written by Steff Metal. Many artists often make the mistake of looking to sell their work far afield, often via the internet, and forget about closer … Continue reading

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A New Monotype

I’ve recently started a printmaking course with the Open College of the Arts (OCA). The first part is about making monotypes and this is a painterly one I did this afternoon. It’s based on a photograph I took from the … Continue reading

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I remember when I used to be a member of the local photographic society after each monthly competition I always said ‘It’s all subjective, isn’t it?’ Invariably my ‘winner’ was in the judge’s pile of rejects and there were many … Continue reading

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A Positive Day

Today I had a very interesting and positive day. I went for a portfolio review session at neo:artists where I met Kwong Lee, director of Castlefield Gallery in Manchester. I wasn’t sure what to expect. Castlefield have a reputation for conceptual work. … Continue reading

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20:20 Print Exchange On Tour

I’ve posted about last year’s 20:20 Print Exchange and also this year’s one. One of each artist’s prints are put together as a touring exhibition. This evening I came across this video of the exhibition arriving in Wakefield. Have a … Continue reading

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Take To The Trees

The current exhibition at neo:gallery in Bolton is a two-woman show called Take to the Trees. (Not Talk to the Trees, which would have been about the Prince of Wales, I assume.) Margaret Jackson’s work is mainly encaustic paintings while Julie … Continue reading

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First Thursdays In East London

The Management and I have just had a couple of days in London. The main reason for going was to take part in Last Thursdays organised by the Whitechapel Gallery. I’d heard about it through Twitter. A large number of … Continue reading

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Equally at home with a palette or a pen – Andrew Lambirth

This is sort of a repost. It is an article by art critic Andrew Lambirth in this morning’s Sunday Telegraph. An interesting take on the artist v critic: “Writers about art are not necessarily artists themselves, but when they are, … Continue reading

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Carrie Mae Weems At The Guggenheim

[The story so far: Our intrepid traveller and his wife, the Management, has visited the Guggenheim Museum in New York City. While he appreciated the curves of the Frank Lloyd Wright building, he has been disappointed by the two exhibitions he … Continue reading

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