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making and 'residencies'

The art establishment – colleges, public art galleries, the crafts council and their advisers – encourage ‘challenging’ work from contemporary makers. I like making this too, but I have to confess that it practically never sells. 467 more words

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Review: Exhibition, Progress, Foundling Museum

I’ve finally been to the Foundling Museum‘s Progress exhibition, which closed recently, so I hope you all got to see it.  Marking the 250th anniversary of the artist William Hogarth’s death, and during the 10th birthday year of the Museum,  1,061 more words

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Conference: Dr Richard Mead

After my post earlier in the month on the Foundling Museum’s new exhibition about the eighteenth-century physician, collector and benefactor Dr Richard Mead, here is news of a one-day… 66 more words

Exhibition: The Generous Georgian, Dr Richard Mead

The Foundling Museum’s next major exhibition is a celebration of the physician, collector, and connoisseur, Dr Richard Mead (1673-1754).  Mead was an early benefactor of the Foundling Hospital, which was set up in 1739 by the sea captain… 169 more words