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Berlin 2 : 2 museums and an art gallery

1 The Berggruen Museum This was built especially to house the collection of its namesake . He was of German Jewish family and emigrated to the USA before WW2 . There he had a selling gallery and began to collect … Continue reading

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Watercolour learning

¬†¬†             These were the 1st two attempts at using real watercolours ie proper blocks with brushes & palette for plants in our garden . The photos are fairly bad – unfortunately I cannot remember … Continue reading

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Miscellaneous

A few things to note before going to exhibitions next week (and I hope blogging about them) . Firstly my son has finished the first 2 wooden frames for my 2d work ; The idea with (largely) his design was … Continue reading

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Albert Moore : Of Beauty & Aesthetics , York Art Gallery until 1st October

Another rewarding exhibition – things are looking up ! I expected this to be akin to Frederick Leighton’s work or even Alma-Tadema’s – very staid late Victorian academicism with Arcadian settings excusing the semi nudity and lots of repressed eroticism … Continue reading

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Colours

Before trying to get back into some daily work I thought I’d get together the 2d art materials which I have and see what colours I can use to expand what I do with watercolour pencils . My course in … Continue reading

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Local exhibitions week – Part 3

Yesterday I stayed in my new home town and went to York Art Gallery which has just been expensively refurbished yet again ; and , controversially , has introduced entrance fees after promising not to . My York museum pass … Continue reading

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Claughton Pellew exhibition at Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery

We were in Norwich for a day after visiting my sister who lives nearby and discovered this post WW1 artist some of whose work had just gone on temporary exhibition in the galleries¬† devoted to artists with Norfolk connections (Crome … Continue reading

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