Edvard Munch: Scandi novelists on the master of misery and menace | Art and design | The Guardian

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2019/mar/24/edvard-munch-radical-master-of-misery-and-menace-karl-ove-knausgaard--british-museum This is an excellent read. It has me thinking about the trip last year to Oslo- one of my favourites so far!

Entrapment and escape in the works of Leonora Carrington

When we consider ‘escape’ as a concept, the definition that it is to “break free from confinement or control” is usually associated with the desire to leave a situation; to move into a world more suited to our needs or our personality.  Art and literature are full of examples of “escape” and all begin with … Continue reading Entrapment and escape in the works of Leonora Carrington

Pierre Bonnard at Tate Modern

When I finished with Dorothea, I dropped into Pierre Bonnard and I was going to write about this mammoth exhibition, but I'm actually going to post Waldemar's review instead because for every note he makes, I'm in total agreement. I just could not get on with Pierre at all, with the exception of this: Here's … Continue reading Pierre Bonnard at Tate Modern

The blurry world of Dorothea Tanning

March struck and I was determined to do a little bit of travelling after Paris in January and New York last month, so London seemed an obvious decision with the temptation of a little surrealism with Dorothea Tanning. Being a girl, like to look my best but managed to stick my mascara brush in my … Continue reading The blurry world of Dorothea Tanning