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John Charles Dollman

My blog today stems from a visit I made to an art gallery in one of our major cities, Manchester.   I have been to the two main galleries, the Manchester Art Gallery and the Whitworth Art Gallery, in the city before, but I had never been to the Salford Museum and Art Gallery.  1,963 more words


Wood Burning

This week was Easter break so I went home and it was really great to be around family. Then I realized all of the work that was due right after break and the final papers that I had to start and prepare for in a few weeks. 186 more words

Where Creativity Works

The urinal that changed how we think

One hundred years ago this month, Marcel Duchamp’s controversial Fountain made its debut. It would change art forever, writes Kelly Grovier.

Source: BBC – Culture – The urinal that changed how we think

Art History

The art movements lost to history

Have you ever heard of Rayonism, Tonalism or Precisionism? Not as visible as Impressionism, they still mattered in their own unique ways, writes Kelly Grovier. 9 more words

Art History

Project 4 (Time and place) - Exercise 2

Knitting patterns

Mind map of what knitting means to me and what I associate it with:

Contemporary and historical examples of where and how knitting or knitted items have been represented: 1,048 more words

Contemporary Art

Viva la Resistance

Viva la Resistance uses the background and billboard frame from a Dorothea Lange photograph combined with an image of a female French resistance fighter from an unknown photographer (both available for view  184 more words

Musings: Domina, A Review...

I was kindly sent a copy of Domina to review and although I haven’t finished it (I’m a slow reader), all I can say is that it is SO good so far. 198 more words