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Reclining Figure

Reclining Figure – 1981 // Henry Moore

Reclining outside the Segerstrom Center for the Arts is a figure of a man. With a head far too small for his body it can only be the work of the famed British sculptor Henry Moore. 28 more words


Burberry revisits British contemporary photography

It looks like the original Burberry tartan is back on the runway this season. Yesterday,  the iconic British brand presented its London’s spring 2018 collection featuring a mix of contemporary design juxtaposed with its traditional pattern. 226 more words


The Problem with Art

Being a writer, I like to think I am an artist, of sorts. My craft relies on me communicating something to other people in the hope that they get something out of it. 725 more words

I'll wait for the answers!

​If tonight I wear the sheer apron of your disappointments and perplexities won’t your hopes shiver and tremble , unable to withstand the ugliness of the sight?

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1890: A Breezy Day off the Isle of Wight

Henry Moore: A Breezy Day off the Isle of Wight (1890)

Hard Times and a Hard Man

Recently my wife and I traveled to Potter County in Pennsylvania to visit family, three cousins on my father’s side to be precise. They are Susan who I met while researching my family a few years ago, the second Joseph whom I knew about but never met, and the third Kelly was a very recent discovery via DNA findings at ancestry.com. 1,712 more words


The Shape of the Unconscious

I took my mum to the Giacometti exhibition last Friday and I was expecting just to see the tall skinny figures and wondering what I was going to make of them, (especially as mum had just lectured me on not eating enough!) but my attention was caught by some early sculptures at the beginning of the show and particularly ‘Caress’ from 1932. 223 more words