A while ago I shared an amazing sculpture by Augusta Savage, that has been long lost. The Dangerous Minds website has written an extensive piece on this incredibly talented, but long forgotten artist. So worth taking the time to read this. http://dangerousminds.net/comments/the_beautiful_lost_sculptures_of_augusta_savage
When you speak of great artists, the use of their surname is enough to tell you who they were and what they achieved: Picasso, Van Gogh, Bosch, O’Keeffe...Wait, how many of you stopped at this surname and asked “Which O’Keeffe do you mean?”. There was more than one O’Keeffe working in paint but her obscurity … Continue reading The ‘Other’ O’Keeffe Girl
Yes, strange title but an exciting prospect of a film inspired by the work of Leonora Carrington. http://film.britishcouncil.org/female-human-animal The soundtrack is a bit special too!
The Cat that Captivated Giacometti I am harbouring a little crush on Giacometti's figures and loved Le Chat when I found it in Berlin last week. Wouldn't mind bidding on this... wonder how much is down the back of the sofa?
I am meticulous with my planning for trips: you want an itinerary drawn up, I'm your girl. I learn from mistakes so, for example, I rarely travel so that I am in cities on a Monday. Most galleries close on Mondays. Occasionally, I've been caught out on other days, so I do a double check. … Continue reading The one that got away…Berlinische Galerie