Blog, Meet the Maker

Meet the creative gallery and shop owner Jane Will

With Christmas coming soon, now is the opportunity to shop local and support independent shops such as Will and Yates in Deal Kent. Will & Yates Gallery + Homestore 104-106 High Street Deal Kent CT14 6EE Tel 01404 374700 /07958 931 411 /info@willandyates.com When we first met many moons ago you were working in the… Continue reading Meet the creative gallery and shop owner Jane Will

Blog, Exhibitions

Lucian Freud The Self Portraits

This small but packed exhibition is on from 27th October 2019 until 26th January 2020 in the Sackler Wing at The Royal Academy of Arts Burlington House Piccadilly London W1J 0BD https://www.royalacademy.org.uk/ Ok let's start with the biographical bit, Freud was born in Berlin in 1922 and moved to the UK in 1933 to escape… Continue reading Lucian Freud The Self Portraits

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Antony Gormley at the Royal Academy

Antony Gormley is an internationally renowned sculptor. Known mainly for his huge sculptures such as Angel of the North. This exhibition covers his work from his early beginnings in the late 1970's to his latest works.             The human body is at the core of his practice, but he is not interested in realistic likenesses,… Continue reading Antony Gormley at the Royal Academy

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Queer Portraits by Sarah Jane Moon

Currently on Show at the Gallery Downstairs at The Department Store 248 Ferndale Rd London SW9 8FR 2nd -14th November 2019 Opening hours 10.00-17.00 Nearest Underground: Brixton I happened to be walking in Brixton last Sunday when I came across a sign advertising an exhibition of portraits. What a piece of serendipity, these are colourful… Continue reading Queer Portraits by Sarah Jane Moon

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Jeff Koons at Oxford’s Ashmolean Museum

A major exhibition of the work of Jeff Koons (b. 1955) opened at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, on 7 February- 9 June 2019 . “I couldn’t think of a better place to have a dialogue about art today and what it can be.” Jeff Koons Until I visited, I couldn’t think of a weirder or… Continue reading Jeff Koons at Oxford’s Ashmolean Museum