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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

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Out of The Blue

Fifty Years of Designers Guild Exhibition at Fashion and Textile Museum 14 Feb -14 June 2020 Out of the Blue is the latest exhibition at London’s Fashion and Textile Museum. It celebrates the work of the influential design company Designers Guild, that was founded in 1970 by Tricia Guild OBE. Since it’s founding, the brand… Continue reading Out of The Blue

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We Will Walk

Art and resistance in the American South Turner Contemporary Margate 7 February -3 May 2020 Ralf Griffin Eagle from Found Wood, nails, paintGriffin made his work from tree roots from the banks of Poplar Root Branch, the small creek behind his home. The works were created to sit outside his yard, visible to passers-by The… Continue reading We Will Walk

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Picasso and Paper

Royal Academy of Art 25 January- 13 April Pablo Picasso drawing in Antibes 1946 Black and White Photo Copyright Michel Sima/Bridgeman editions. This is the RA Spring 2020 blockbuster Billed as the most comprehensive exhibition devoted to Picasso's imaginative and original uses of paper ever to be held. There are over 300 works encompassing Picasso's… Continue reading Picasso and Paper