My love of war art and Vorticist collided yesterday at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park in a piece by Phillip King called Shogun. Although King said that he was inspired by a ball bearing he saw on the side of the road, what I could see in this sculpture of wood and metal was a merging … Continue reading Paul Nash Mash-up
This is all about a painting I didn't see. Went to Stockholm this weekend, and, amongst other things, hoped to visit the National Gallery to see this Hammershoi: Sunlight in the Drawing Room III Good thing I checked first as it's closed for refurbishment until 2018! So, we'll have to enjoy it at a distance … Continue reading Hammershoi in Stockholm
Tuesday saw a three hour journey up the M6 after work to attend the private viewing of Francis Bacon: Invisible Rooms and it was certainly worth the fact it took another three hours to make it back! The title of the exhibition ‘Invisible Rooms’ is explained by the curator: “Francis Bacon often painted a ghost-like … Continue reading Francis Bacon:Invisible Rooms
These two beautiful paintings by Spencer seem perfect for a May Day holiday.