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London 1 – Caulfield, Hulme and Some Bloke Called Lowry

It’s that time of year when the Management and I pop down to London for the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition. Last year it had finished by the time we went down to London. “Don’t go to London while the Olympics/Paralympics … Continue reading

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Snippets From The Torygraph

There were a couple of art items in yesterday’s Daily Torygraph. In the Obits section (my sister is worried because I look at the obituaries and thinks I need to ‘get a life’) there was a piece about the death … Continue reading

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Daytripper – Part 2

(The story so far: With the Management having just come out of hospital following a ‘procedure’, our intrepid hero is on his tod visiting various exhibitions in London. Having lusted over various Grosvenor School linocuts, he has learned that there … Continue reading

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Daytripper – Part 1

Yesterday morning, I went down to London for the day. Yesterday evening, I crawled into bed absolutely knackered, but having seen the London Original Print Fair at the Royal Academy (the main reason for the trip), the Cutting Edge of … Continue reading

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Kurt Schwitters – Artist or Madman?

I blame Woman Walking Slowly for my current interest in collage. Yesterday’s Daily Telegraph had an article about Kurt Schwitters, who has an exhibition coming up at Tate Britain starting on January 30th. The item was illustrated with one of … Continue reading

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100 (or 20 of them, at least) for 2013

Today’s Seven in the Sunday Telegraph had “2013 – The 100 Things You Should Know”, a nine-page preview of the arts in 2013. It included theatre, TV, music, dance and so on, but I’m extracting the visual arts exhibitions. (As … Continue reading

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What is the connection between Jacobus Vrel and William Roberts?

How can there be a connection between a seventeenth century Dutch painter and a twentieth British artist? There are in fact two connections. Firstly, I have only recently discovered both artists. Secondly they are connected by Walter Sickert’s “Miss Earhart’s … Continue reading

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