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Kenneth Clark: Directing Modern British Art

Kenneth Clark undoubtedly holds an important place in the development of British art in the twentieth century. There have been plenty of opportunities to admire the work of those artists he supported and encouraged – especially since many of them went on to become official war artists during the Second World War (Clark being in charge of the War Artists Advisory Committee, with an empty National Gallery at his disposal to show their work).  794 more words

Kenneth Clark: Looking for Civilisation

On Saturday I visited Tate Britain to see two exhibitions which were due to end shortly. In fact, one of them, Kenneth Clark: Looking for Civilisation… 258 more words



The garden still freshly dripped this morning after a night’s deluge of rain. I was reminded of ‘A few of favourite things’, from ‘The Sound of Music’. 528 more words

Where Did That Come From?

This morning I delved into the archives of black and white negatives. Firstly, I made three more prints for Norman, of his photographs for the book he is working on. 545 more words

Necrotising Fasciitis

Yesterday evening I read Charles Saumarez Smith’s 2010 introduction to The Folio Society’s edition of Kenneth Clark’s 1956 study, ‘The Nude’. Later, I began the book itself. 494 more words

Marie Khouri: sculpture that works as art and furniture

Something unusual is taking place at Equinox Gallery: it’s showing a sculptural installation that manages to be beautiful, functional and conceptual – all at the same time. 927 more words