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Blackpaint 457 - de Stael at le Havre, Perfect Backs and Zola

Nicolas de Stael at le Havre – Lumieres du Nord, lumieres du Sud

I’m deeply indebted to Jon Hensher for commenting on 453 and letting me know about this stunning exhibition of de Stael’s late sea-and landscapes, mostly from 1951 – 55 (the year in which he killed himself by jumping from his studio window in Antibes).   533 more words

Painting, Traditional, Modern And Abstract, Conceptual Art

Surrealism & The Tarot

Although this is only a first introductory look, we’ve been thinking a lot recently about how a number of the artists labelled “Surrealist” – either self-declared, fellow travellers, or otherwise claimed – had more than a passing engagement with Magic & the Occult. 231 more words



Lamorna as a collection of four pieces that came together in the space of a weeks recording in Lamorna, Cornwall. The recordings we’re made in the Lamorna valley, the cove, in the woods and also within the Iron age Boleigh Fogou which is an underground structure over 2000 years old. 390 more words