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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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Art Fair at Delicieux

Today I was at the first day of a weekend art fair at a Bolton deli/café/bistro called Delicieux. The fair nearly didn’t happen at all as two days before the chap who was organising it pulled out taking four of the … Continue reading

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Video of The Lightfoot Letters at VAC April 2013

Originally posted on Angela Topping:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RpHgzas-qSA

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Altrincham Arts Festival

Carole Evans was born and brought up in Altrincham before leaving for Uni. Visiting the town to see her parents over the succeeding years allowed her to see the degeneration of her hometown. Being a photographer she started to record … Continue reading

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Istanbul Modern

So we went sailing around on this ship for a couple of weeks. The Management is the one who enjoys cruises. I enjoy the evening meals, especially if I can get dressed up on a formal night. But the main … Continue reading

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Cross Swords With Brian Sewell? No, Thank You!

Today I received an interesting invitation via Twitter. “Wld u like to comment for ES in defence/Grayson Perry re Sewell piece?” The message was from Josh Neicho who is the Letters Editor of the Evening Standard. There was a link … Continue reading

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Taste And Tapestries With Grayson Perry

The problem with the Daily Telegraph Review section on a Saturday is that they often don’t bother with internet versions. Today there are two interesting art articles in the Review. The first by Grayson Perry is reproduced online, but the … Continue reading

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Take A Walk On The Art Side

Last Thursday evening, I went on one of Jennifer Dean’s bimonthly Manchester Art Walks. This is the first one I’ve been on one. I think they’re normally Thursdays when I’m at College with Rachel. Jennifer arranges them to coincide with … Continue reading

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Further Bank Holiday Fun In New Mills

New Mills Arts at Torr Vale Mill had twenty artists, but they weren’t the only artists in New Mills on Bank Holiday Monday. Further up the road was Spring Bank Arts Centre at St James the Less Church. Here Danish … Continue reading

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New Mills Arts

This is my 200th blog post! OK, that includes quite a few reblogs, but most of the previous 199 have ostensibly been mine, even if I quote extensively from the ephemera of art. So how should I celebrate my 200th … Continue reading

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