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David Manley on painting

“As it is I keep prevaricating, then acting precipitously and screwing up, then having to rescue it, and going through the whole damn process again.  In some cases it may be just this ‘history’ that brings something to the party,” ~ David Manley

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David Manley: artist

David Manley may be about to reach his official pensionable age but there’s no way that he is about to rest on his laurels.

He is described as one of the most significant artists in the East Midlands and it cannot be denied that he has left his mark on the region with both his own work and the step up he has been able to give other artists in a variety of arts-based roles over the decades. 647 more words

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June issue of artsbeat is out this week

The June issue of artsbeat is out this week so look out for this front page in all the usual outlets.

There are features on painter David Manley; violinist Joo Yeon Sir, who is on the cover and who is playing at Buxton Festival this year; willow weaver extraordinaire Carole Beavis and Zantium Studios where she stages workshops; Pubart at Middleton-by-Wirksworth; the sculpture trail in Chesterfield; the Summer Nights film festival and Patchings Arts Festival. 22 more words


The start of something new

Yesterday, in quite a long time, I went out and captured some images with my camera.  Nothing new there you might suggest and of course you would be right.   68 more words


Now Has Already Gone! (How Soon is Now, Abstract painting in Nottingham)

Still on the theme of shows I cannot get to, there’s even this one in Nottingham for the next few days, and although I live there I am just not around enough to actually get there. 284 more words