Archive for July, 2012

Originally posted on Words and Pictures:
Seeing the range of Sarah Lucas’ work together for the first time (at the Henry Moore Institute Leeds) has helped me to appreciate its warmth, and character. It is rude and ridiculous and these qualities are sometimes misunderstood and underated.  Yet despite my sympathy, I felt unsatisfied by the… I’ll be honest: it started badly. There was a small waterfall upstream and then a long tail of fast-flowing water with a few flutters of whitewater on it, then broad calm pools on either side. We were in one of these, sitting in kayaks no longer than a tall man, all sealed up with […]

This summer there’s a major selling show of Anita Klein‘s work at Oriel Wrecsam, in Wrexham NE Wales. This is the first time that such a large group of work by the collectable artist has been seen in North Wales. The gallery offers Arts Council of Wales and Principality Building Society‘s Collectorplan scheme.

A couple of weeks ago I made a visit to Caernarfon to see the Gwyl Arall Celf exhibition. It was great! Here’s what one of the exhibitors, Badge, wrote about a previous show: Last year I took part in a local arts festival called ‘Gwyl Arall‘ [which translates as ‘Another Festival’] with my series of […]

Currently to be seen at the Bluecoat, Liverpool

one of the artists whose work most impressed me during the selection of last year’s Lle Celf, Eisteddfod, was Antonia Dewhurst. This summer you can see more of her work, based on the idea of shelter, at Oriel Davies Gallery in Newtown, Powys. gimme shelter Antonia Dewhurst 07 July 2012 – 05 September 2012 Antonia […]