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More Pears (Amongst the Tomatoes)

‘White Pears #29’

oil on canvas/40″ x 30″/May 2017

Presenting the latest painting on/off the easel, another in the ongoing series featuring the remodelled and whitewashed pears as subject/object matter with this time, to return to another theme, seeing us once again under the visual influence of… 45 more words


A reading log: February to mid-May, 2017

Confession time! During my last month in Warsaw I read copious numbers of Peter Corris detective stories. Why? Maybe because they are an easy read and I needed to retreat into denial of imminent departure. 1,166 more words

David Marr

The manner of what we make defines us

Filmed at Mossgrove, Bridge of Allan, on Saturday 22nd April 2017.

For my Grumpa, Rab Scott, for revealing to me graft, love and blossom.

To Sian, who saw a garden of light in my colourful blush. 33 more words

Two Cultures

Of Ivory Mice and Men

Tucked away in Rose Standish Nichols’ parlor is a tiny, impish presence that often goes unobserved. Here, an ivory netsuke depicting a seated male figure has made his home on the top shelf of Rose’s Hepplewhite… 1,087 more words

Another Page-bound Bread Crumb

It’s happened again, although in less interesting fashion: not all that far into Sjón’s The Blue Fox, I was confronted with the leavings of a previous reader. 415 more words


Edmund de Waal meets Giorgio Morandi at Artipelag

Opening on 7 April 2017, Stockholm’s Artipelag’s museum will feature an exhibition dedicated to Edmund de Waal and Giorgio Morandi. The British ceramicist and author Edmund de Waal parallels the Italian painter Giorgio Morandi in a brilliant exhibition which features still life paintings of pottery. 126 more words


Research - review, reflection and personal response to an article by Grayson Perry (2005)

Right at the beginning of this first part of the course there is a reference in the article concerning Edmund de Waal of the fact that Grayson Perry had once referred to the ‘craft lagoon’ and also the emphatic response of de Waal to the interviewer’s question.   1,694 more words