Archive for January, 2012 Some interesting thoughts on admission fees for Galleries from Charles Saatchi, writing in the Guardian. I am a strong believer in the idea of “free admission” to galleries. The article discusses the extortionate prices currently being charged for temporary exhibitions. The most expensive ticket for the current Hockney exhibition at the Royal Academy is […]

Old Town Small Trades | Spitalfields Life. do you know I really have to meet Miss Willey. I would love to be a model for Old Town, my favouritest clothes in the whole world.

  A Doe, A Deer – Caught by the River. A nice bit of writing from man of letters Ben Myers on CBTR. I saw a deer in north Yorkshire myself one day. It ran along the side of the car for a short moment and then was gone.

Philagrafika Blog: Gomez and Gonzalez Install Doing Time/Depth of Surface.

Yorkshire Artspace – Blog. You can download sound files of the day here. Listen to the speakers on the day. Can the arts and artists make a valuable contribution to a neighbourhood? The event took place at the Knutton Road Studios, part of the new SOAR Works mixed-use development, in the heart of Parson Cross […]

‘Ink & Paper’ documentary by Ben Proudfoot – A Blog about Typography, Letterpress and Printing History | News from Typoretum. Related articles Video: ‘Ink and Paper’ Explores How the Last Remaining Letterpress and Paper Shop in Downtown Scrape By ( The Shop ( Hazel and Violet Ink ( Encouraging Words for 2012 (

Lady GaGa is fascinating. Like a delicate butterfly she astonishes with her performances and personae. Here she talks almost endlessly about limitlessness in response to a question from Marina Abramovic. I really respect the intensity with which she responds Related articles Exploitation or Art? Forum Discusses Ethics of Marina Abramović’s Performance at MOCA Fundraising Gala […]

BBC – BBC Radio 4 Programmes – The Print Master. I met Susan up in Newcastle at Northern Print’s wonderful International Print Biennale. And actually as it happens I met Stanley Jones at the Curwen Press a little over 18 months ago. You can listen to what happened when Susan met Stanley on iPlayer for […]

Adam Mars-Jones reviews ‘Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?’ by Jeanette Winterson · LRB 26 January 2012. This is a really interesting and considered review of Jeanette Winterson’s latest book. It has interesting personal anecdotes and makes some interesting comparisons with JW’s writing. The photo by   Related articles Adam Mars-Jones: Jeanette […]


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