Posts tagged with art

Find time to go! William Blake @ The Tate.

Whatever else you may be planning to do over the course of the next few months, find time to go and see the Blake exhibition at the Tate. Because here you will see realised the dreams we have all had somewhere in the
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Posted in Blog on Friday, October 25, 2019
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Dizzying obsession – a component of genius.

Given our preoccupation with the dangers of fruitless obsession, and the emphasis we put on the virtues of a balanced life, we sometimes forget that dizzying obsession is also, as Isaacson writes, “a component of genius.”

Posted in Blog on Thursday, May 24, 2018
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Painter, auteur, enigma, murderer.

What would you make of a woman who killed her grandfather – and did a portrait of him as he lay dying?  Here’s an article on “something crazy special.” “In February, 1943, eight months before she was murdered in Auschwitz, the German painter
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Posted in Blog on Tuesday, July 18, 2017
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“Yaaay, I’m here!”

Just back from Calcutta where I got a chance to have a look at one of my favourite paintings… and my daughter with her little cousin. What a wonderful way to enter the world: “Yaaay, I’m here!”

Posted in Blog on Sunday, January 8, 2017
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