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Camille Bombois - 'Naive Artist'

I have recently been reading about Naive art – artists who had no professional training, usually because they could not afford it. Camille Bombois has a style that has really caught my eye, as it very much reminds me of… 296 more words


Peter Blake - His influence on my painting technique

From painting images of Spiderman I have recognized this interest I have with Pop figures and the way they are hard-wired into our understanding of every day life. 228 more words


Sarah Ayton, Peter Burling and Blair Tuke named ISAF Rolex World Sailors of the Year

A night under the stars in Sanya, China set the scene for the 2015 ISAF Rolex World Sailor of the Year Awards. Determination, persistence and the pursuit of excellence were clearly shared among the impressive list of nominees for this year’s awards. 696 more words



Between August – September I began work on very different ideas to the content of my previous work. During a trip through European capitals I started thinking about the Kitsch and the acceptance of throwaway culture in Western Society, especially the typical plastic souvenirs that haunt us in every agreeably nice place in the world. 881 more words

Allen Jones RA at the Royal Academy London

It seems that any debate about the artistic merits of Allen Jones’s works are almost entirely overwhelmed by the public reaction to his infamous female nudes. 543 more words

Public Exhibitions

Carry On, Leonora: 5

This summer I went to Liverpool to see the large Carrington show in the Tate. I stayed, as is my wont, in a mid-range hotel, part of a chain so, wherever you go, the rooms and the menus are much the same. 1,119 more words


Research Point- POP ART

Pop art is an art movement that emerged in the 1950s and flourished in the 1960s in America and Britain.  It draws inspiration from sources in popular and commercial culture such as advertising, Hollywood movies and pop music. 397 more words

Research Part 2