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Grayson Perry: Who are you?.....National Portrait Gallery

What was I expecting? In all honesty I don’t know, maybe strong British male figures dressed as women? or a number of ceramic vases in the typically British shape of tea and crumpets. 555 more words

Contemporary Art

Turner Prize 2014: where the public comments board is better than the actual exhibition

I hadn’t read up on the Turner Prize nominees before I bought my ticket. I wasn’t aware there were only four nominees and that it was even held at the Tate Britain – I assumed such modern, liberal art was always housed in its younger, edgier sister, the Tate Modern. 277 more words

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TateShots: Simon Starling at Tate St Ives

Simon Starling is best known for chopping up a shed, turning it into a boat, sailing it down the Rhine, and then reassembling it as a shed, a work which helped him to win the…

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New Sarah Thornton book asks: Is it enough simply to declare oneself an artist?

Generally, books about art tend to appeal to a fairly niche market. But one that sells more than 100,000 copies in North America alone, to say nothing of its translation into 16 languages, can only be described as a surprising best-seller. 807 more words


Artists' Films @ Furtherfield Gallery, London : Curated by Kerry Baldry

Artist-filmmaker Kerry Baldry is clearly a force to be reckoned with! Alongside making her own works, she has also found time to curate One Minute… 373 more words



I’ve had a busy last few days! On Friday I went up to London to see a play called Shakespeare in love, for a friends birthday! 45 more words


Time Out Singapore: Nathan Coley

The Turner Prize nominated artist, Nathan Coley, brings his famous lightbox installations to Singapore.

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