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Lecture: John Craxton’s Crete by Ian Collins

On Friday 18th September, Ian Collins, Curator of Dorset County Museum’s John Craxton Exhibition and Biographer of the artist, is giving a talk at Dorset County Museum which will focus on the period of the artist’s career when he was residing and painting in Crete. 251 more words

Dorset County Museum

The Book, the Idea & the Art Object

In the last decades Conceptual Art confronted us with a great variety of manifestations narrowing the border between different contemporary art orientations. Somehow it may be hard to recognize the project of a work of art as the art manifestation or as the aesthetic object itself. 776 more words

Contemporary Art


With Anselm Kiefer paintings it was love at first sight. Even if 15 years ago I wasn’t aware, yet, of the means and media of the contemporary art, when I first saw Wyland’s Song I felt mesmerized. 763 more words

Contemporary Art

Josef Sudek (1896-1976)

Still-life after Caravaggio, Variation No. 2 (or a night-time Variation), 1956


Harald Sohlberg: Landscapes of the Mind

I love these paintings by the Norwegian artist Harald Sohlberg; a Neo-romantic painter born in 1869. Sohlberg’s work is frequently likened to that of Edvard Munch, however sadly he remains relatively unknown…


A few photos of my Barbican show

I know quite a lot of my followers here and on my email newsletter aren’t in London so I’m posting a few pictures of my Barbican show here for you: 17 more words

Rolling with the times

R.R Donnelley “Bookbinding Finishing Tool- Ornament” Bronze Tool with wooden handle. Chicago, Il c. 19th century (Newberry Library Conservation Laboratory, Chicago. D-Roll 6) 

This mammoth of a tool is roll used in the R.R. 97 more words