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I’m on my way to the Tate Modern at the moment and  I’m really looking forward to it. I’m on the train to Paddington and just thinking about all the exhibitions I have really wanted to see and actually made the effort to go to the gallery, yet did not manage to see them. 323 more words


Blackpaint 560 - England's Great Disaster (England 1, Iceland 2) and some art, of course...



Monkey Man, Blackpaint 2016

National Portrait Gallery – Lucian Freud/Chantal Joffe

A few erstwhile unknown works by Freud, well worth a look; a lovely drawing of a sleeping girl and an unfinished self-portrait, a drawing in paint of another girl, as well as a childhood drawing from a sketchbook. 262 more words

Painting, Traditional, Modern And Abstract, Conceptual Art


Image credit: The Night Mare, Henry Fuseli

(Trish Jean)

A dreaming moment
Recurs with a gasp
Matching the
Feeling that comes on
Its coat tail… 75 more words


W. H. Auden

And ruled by dead men never met,
By pious guess deluded,
Upon the stool of madness set
Or stool of desolation,
Sits murderous and clear-headed; 19 more words


On circumstances in which bears would be frightened

Deep in the wilderness of his account of skepticism in The Claim of Reason (1979), Stanley Cavell plucks out two moments that, he says, might plausibly count as the beginning and end of philosophical Romanticism.   1,607 more words