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Derek Jarman

My Garden's Boundaries are the Horizon This small, intense exhibition shows the life and work created during the last few years of Derek Jarman's life. It is currently at the Garden Museum next to Lambeth Palace and is on until 20th September. As well as a film maker Derek Jarman was also an artist and… Continue reading Derek Jarman

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A unique opportunity to exhibit your lockdown photography at the National Portrait Gallery

Nurse Aimée Goold after a 13-hour shift treating coronavirus patients © Aimée Goold  The Duchess of Cambridge and the National Portrait Gallery have today (Thursday 7th May) launched Hold Still, an ambitious community photography project to capture the spirit, the mood, the hopes, the fears and the feelings of the nation as we continue to deal… Continue reading A unique opportunity to exhibit your lockdown photography at the National Portrait Gallery

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British Surrealism

As I write this and the whole of the world seems to be shutting down and self-isolating, I am delighted that I was able to visit the British Surrealism exhibition at Dulwich Picture Gallery. 26 February -17 May 2020 Marion Adnams, Aftermath, 1946, Photo: 2006 Christie’s Images Limited, © The Estate of Marion Adnams          … Continue reading British Surrealism

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Cecile Beaton’s Bright Young Things

National Portrait Gallery, London 12 March-7 June 2020 Cecile Beaton and Stephen Tennant by Maurice Beck and Helen Macgregor 1927 As an antidote to Brexit, the Coronavirus and falling stock market, it was such a pleasure to visit this beautiful exhibition of, rarely seen, prints by renowned photographer Cecil Beaton. The glamorous and stylish ‘Bright… Continue reading Cecile Beaton’s Bright Young Things

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David Hockney : Drawing From Life

David Hockney "Self Portrait with Red Braces" 2003 Watercolor on paper 24 x 18 1/8" © David Hockney Photo Credit: Richard Schmidt I am a huge fan of David Hockney, considered to be one of the greatest artists working today. There have been a great many exhibitions of his work over his long career and… Continue reading David Hockney : Drawing From Life