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Art Out Loud at Chatsworth

Inspired by the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire’s passion for art, The Chatsworth Festival – Art Out Loud is a feast of talks by artists, curators and writers. 455 more words

Festivals

Short story: Who was to Blame? by Anton Chekhov (1886), listened to on the Morning Short podcast. Recommended.

Poem: A Song About Myself by John Keats, listened to through Librivox. 28 more words

Ray Bradbury Challenge

Found at The Foundling Museum


Antony Gormley’s Iron Baby (1999)

FOUND
at The Foundling Museum
On now
Until 4th September 2016

When artist Cornelia Parker is involved in any project it is worth paying attention. 456 more words

Review

Odessa-Vienna-Paris-Tunbridge Wells-Tokyo, a family and their netsuke

Edmund de Waal’s story of his family and their netsuke, The Hare with the Amber Eyes, has been called overly precious by some reviewers and overworked and belaboured by others, but I found myself constantly intrigued. 1,029 more words

Life And Writing/editing

Currently Reading - The White Road

I enjoy reading and I thought I would share with you what I am currently reading. The White Road: Journey into an Obsession by Edmund de Waal is part history and part biography. 226 more words

Art & Design

Chatsworth House

I recently visited Chatsworth House in Bakewell for the first time after having wanted to go for years. It was such a lovely day out and filled with surprises right from the start. 246 more words

Inspiration

Pears and a Vessel

‘White Pears with Barry Stedman Vessel’

oil and graphite on canvas/(diptych) 12″ x 16″ and 20″ x 16″/May 2016

At last a new painting, this one a diptych, featuring a selection of the familiar white pears composed and observed in relation to one of the precious objects of the household, a… 127 more words

Painting