She created a monster: how Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein invented modern horror | Books | The Guardian

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2018/oct/31/she-created-a-monster-how-mary-shelleys-frankenstein-invented-modern-horror-200th-anniversary Happy Halloween!

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Why Magritte Was Fascinated with Bowler Hats

https://www.artsy.net/article/artsy-editorial-magritte-fascinated-bowler-hats This article has made me realise I have never written about Magritte, despite having one of his works in my local gallery; seeing him as part of a surrealist show in Edinburgh; finding a wonderful work in Peggy Guggenheim's place in Venice; an exhibition in the Pompidou centre and finaĺly, an afternoon in Musee … Continue reading Why Magritte Was Fascinated with Bowler Hats

David Barnes -on my wall!

When I was introduced to Kyffin Williams, I had a real sense of shock - shock at seeing such melancholic, intense landscapes, shock at the depth of the impasto paint that he employed and shock that I had not come across him before! Having made a trip to Swansea to see their collection, I did … Continue reading David Barnes -on my wall!

Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark Share Mind-Boggling New Video | News | Clash Magazine

https://www.clashmusic.com/news/orchestral-manoeuvres-in-the-dark-share-mind-boggling-new-video Anyone reading this blog will know that I am a little bit in love with Leonora Carrington and her painting and writings. Chloe Aridjis, author and curator, turned her hand to a docudrama entitled FemaleHumanAnimal, in reference to the anthropomorphic, mythical creatures that populate her paintings and fill her stories. The end titles has … Continue reading Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark Share Mind-Boggling New Video | News | Clash Magazine