‘To grow small by degrees, and beautifully less’ Everyman’s Thesaurus Revised Edition 1971. A trip to London this week gave me a chance to see some of the final year […]
After a fallow period the desire for drawing, the longing to feel pencil on paper becomes irresistible. And so a fresh start in the studio this week. Somehow connecting with […]
This week I have started to pick my way through the ‘stuckness’ that always seems to beset me following an exhibition. Over time I have learnt that it is only […]
I have been thinking all week about May Cornet’s installation at ‘Snap’ which is part of The Aldeburgh Festival at Snape Maltings.
Set in Derelict Building C which was roofless and completely open to the elements Cornet has created a garden of brick built planters filled with an array of trailing and creeping flowering plants. Installed amongst these are a number of smooth white geometric sculptures. Dramatic musical notes drawing attention to themselves but at the same time serving to enhance the beauty of the commonplace.
It was I felt a timeless piece of work. I rather wistfully hope it may be allowed to remain a haunting duet.
Turner Contemporary on the Margate coast is a wonderful gallery space.It is cleverly designed to keep the eye mostly focused on the works of the artist(s) on show but nevertheless […]