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Dog Man Star

Although its pretty much under my nose I hadn’t previously made it to Modern Painters, New Decorators in the Carillon Court shopping centre in Loughborough.  An invite to this enterprising space, run – I believe – by ex-Loughborough art School people, was quite a shock.   285 more words

Contemporary Art

Philip Lawrence Sherrod

Title: Artist, Composer, Painter, Poet
New York, New York, United States

Philip Lawrence Sherrod, Artist, Composer, Painter, Poet, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Artists for dedication, achievements, and leadership in Fine Arts.

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101: Aurora's Gift


It took me some time to decide which passage to use for this, the first of our second hundred of Mr. Ruskin’s wisdoms. The choice was difficult for the perhaps not very surprising reason, at least to those of you who have been following this site for some time, that, even though a hundred (and more) of Ruskin’s thoughts have made their way onto the web via the vehicle of this blog (I still quite dislike this odd word!), there remain hundreds more which are eminently worthy of a place in cyberspace and, more importantly, in your reading. 2,348 more words

John Ruskin

Does Becoming Need You?

Images evoked out of material by the painter’s activities could be terms ‘evocation’ – as an activity of painting, introduced in the modern era, where the imagination takes center stage in the pursuit of the expression of the painted object. 979 more words


An American Adventuress


Anna Walinska's life and
body of work feels adventurous
because it's so diverse. 

Ms. Walinska's who would be 
111 years old today, came to my
attention through an announcement for an 
all female graffiti show currently
running in New York at Pen and Brush
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Sailor's Journal Indexed, Part 3: Writers and Publications

More like a half a droplet in the seas than the tip of the proverbial iceberg, here we have the few authors and works mentioned in the brief… 489 more words