Archive for January, 2014

Strand // Llinyn 11/1/14– 29/3/14 Artists exploring the use and symbolism of hair in contemporary art practice. Ken Ashton (Deeside) Jane Copeman (Cheshire) Marion Michell (London) Tabitha Moses (Liverpool) Jeanette Orrell (Denbighshire) The exhibition is supported by a loan from Amgueddfa Ceredigion Museum of hair items including Victorian mourning jewellery, and items from Jeanette Orrell\’s […]

MoMA: A Needless Act of Destruction Martin Filler filler_1-052313.jpg Giles Ashford The former American Folk Art Museum building, New York City, 1997–2001, designed by Tod Williams and Billie Tsien The only surprising thing about the Museum of Modern Art’s announcement in April that it intends to demolish Tod Williams and Billie Tsien’s American Folk Art […]

The following is from the Telegraph Northern Lights sightings possible over Britain Britons living as far south as the Cotswolds may have the best chance in years of seeing the Northern Lights this evening as the impact of a vast solar storm begins to be felt on Earth Northern Lights viewings will be spectacular this […] Why Walk? By KENAN CHRISTIANSEN Published: January 2, 2014 NY Times “The Old Ways: A Journey on Foot” by Robert Macfarlane caps off a trilogy of books that examine the subtle links between landscape, history and the imagination. Having already ventured into wilds, high and low, this third book focuses on the ancient routes […]