Dudmaston Hall – a surprise in Shropshire

Summer in the UK will usually mean a visit to a National Trust property; house and garden ticket and fudge in the shop, tea and cake a must! However, a surprise was awaiting at Dudmaston Hall in Bridgnorth: modern art as collected by one of the previous owners. Sir George Labouchere's travels in the diplomatic … Continue reading Dudmaston Hall – a surprise in Shropshire

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Hepworth Wakefield Highlights

Here's what cheered me up no end at the Hepworth: First the building and the surrounding views: Three David Hockneys - all created on an iPad!   This fantastic Peter Brook - can't beat a bit of Northern industrial landscapes! A moody Atkinson Grimshaw Miro 🙂 My house...I wish! Some languid Henry Moores More Barbara … Continue reading Hepworth Wakefield Highlights

Barbara Hepworth

This was a gorgeous exhibition, especially when accompanied by two lovely ladies -Ange and Sam, take a bow! There were so many pieces that could be discussed here, but the relationship with and influence of Ben Nicholson stood out for me. The influence these two artists had on each other was most obvious with these … Continue reading Barbara Hepworth

Reality Questioned at Bristol Museum and Art Gallery

Took a trip down the M5 to Bristol and spent an enjoyable time at this exhibition.  As I have nothing better to do with my time, I wrote about some of the more interesting pieces. Enjoy! Reality Questioned - From Bomberg to Madani Oh yes, and if anyone is in the Bristol area - visit … Continue reading Reality Questioned at Bristol Museum and Art Gallery