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AWAMAKI

As part of the Weavers of the Clouds exhibition there is a section on the weaving of the women who make up Awamaki, a non-profit organization that connects artisan women in the Andes to global markets. Here is some of the work designed and made by 21 weavers in the community of Walaquilla Kelanca. Each… Continue reading AWAMAKI

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Chihuly at Kew

Visit Kew Gardens to see the iridescent glass sculptures of Dale Chihuly and the magnificent Hive installation by Wolfgang Buttress. At the end of Chelsea Flower show and the opening of many Gardens under the International Garden Scheme it seemed like a good time to visit Kew gardens. If like me, you choose a bank… Continue reading Chihuly at Kew

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Living Colour

Opening tomorrow An exhibition of the work of pioneering Abstract Expressionist artist Lee Krasner (1908-1984) 30th May -1st September at the Barbican Lee Krasner Desert Moon 1955. Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Joy oh joy this exhibition is fabulous. What a coup for the Barbican the first European exhibition for over 50 years of… Continue reading Living Colour

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Chelsea Flower Show

I was lucky enough to attend The Royal Horticultural's Chelsea Flower show this week. I got there at 8am, opening time and headed for my favourite section The Artisan gardens. I am not going to write about the large corporate sponsored gardens as so much has been written by others about them. Instead I am… Continue reading Chelsea Flower Show

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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